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Five Ways To Win More Funding For Your Computer Training Programs

Converge, November 1998 http://www.convergemag.com/Publications/CNVGNov98/fundingtech/fundingtech.shtm Nearly every major grant-giving education foundation has line items for training teachers to use technology in the classroom. Many organizations’ funding priorities especially emphasize funding programs…

This state-of-the-art high school shows the power of an educator’s dream…and $37 million

When officials of the Portsmouth, Va., Public Schools decided to build a new high school with state-of-the-art technology, it was the realization of a dream for Erma Curtis-Evans, the district’s…

Ten Foolproof Steps For Outsourcing Network Support

T.H.E. Journal, November 1998, p. 22 http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/98/nov/specrep.html Many schools are discovering that it’s easier to find an independent contractor to build and maintain their internal computer networks than to perform…

Funding Toolbox: Seven ways to build your fundraising team

With the recent passing of the federal budget bill–giving more dollars than ever before to school technology–plus the rash of grants for technology from major corporate and private grantors, now’s…

License plate sales fund school technology

An innovative South Carolina program to raise money for school computers by selling special license plates got a boost in September from an insurance software company. Policy Management Systems Corp.…

As letters go out, applications pour in

On Dec. 1, 1998 the SLC began accepting applications for the 1999-2000 eRate. The new window opened just as applicants were beginning to see the fruits of their labors from…

Four-Step Guide To Help Your School Secure State Grant Dollars For Technology Initiatives

Converge, October 1998 http://www.convergemag.com/Publications/CNVGOct98/funding/funding.shtm The Sacramento City Unified School District started from scratch with its search for funding for school technology, but they were not deterred from finding plenty of…

Grants & Funding: Seven leading philanthropies receive ‘Empowerment Awards’ for K-12 giving

The resolution of the favored to bestow their good fortune on others is an ennobling principle of our society. And when the contribution enriches the learning in the nation’s schools,…

Grantmaker Profile: 21st Century Learning Centers

21st Century Learning Centers Contact: Amanda Clyburn U.S. Dept. of Education/OERI 555 New Jersey Ave., NW Washington DC 20208-5644 FAX: 202/219-2198 eMail: 21stCCLC@ed.gov Web: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OERI/21stCCLC Another way to build infrastructure…

Newslines–Now students can hate those automated phone calls, too

The Fayetteville, Ark., School District has set up an automated telephone program that will call a student’s home each day the student is absent from one or more class periods.…