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Use these magic words to swing those funding doors wide open: Experts at ‘Grants & Funding East’ reveal what’s hot, what’s not

If you were at our first-ever Grants & Funding for School Technology Conference in Washington, D.C., you heard all about the twin issues that will be drawing funding like a…

How to maximize your discount level

There are two factors which determine your percentage of eRate discounts: whether your school or library is considered urban or rural, and what its perceived level of economic need is.…

New online catalogue makes buying software a breeze: Site lets school leaders browse thousands of educational titles

Scantron Quality Computers Inc. (SQC), a top reseller of educational software and hardware, has launched an online catalog the company hopes will serve as a one-stop shop for schools. With…

Five Challenges To Overcome When Implementing Ambitious And Innovative Technology Programs

Technology & Learning, October 1998, p. 54 The cutting-edge New Technology High School in California has installed 250 networked computers for its 220 students. This new capability has presented five…

TECH CORPS Brings Much-Needed Business Partnerships To K-12 Schools

T.H.E. Journal, October 1998, p. 79 A recent trend in educational reform has been to bring schools and businesses together to prepare students for a more technologically demanding job market.…

Nine Expert Tips To Get Girls More Interested In Technology

Technology & Learning, October 1998, p. 18 Technology & Learning magazine has compiled a list of expert suggestions to get girls more comfortable and more interested in technology. Here’s what…

For-fee internet registry will market kids to college: Online

Some students and some colleges have no trouble finding each other. But for those harder to match, a new for-fee student registry is inviting kids (and their parents) to buy…

Funding Toolbox: Hamstrung by the eRate? Develop other funding muscles

Will we see eRate funds before the Thanksgiving turkey? Don’t bet on it. Between Ira Fishman’s recent departure and McCain’s latest machinations—much not to mention the new re-examination (page 1)…

File Libraries On Your School’s Web Site Are An Untapped Resource

MultiMedia Schools, September/October 1998, p. 46 A powerful use of the Web, but one which few schools exploit fully, is the ability to have users download files from a Web…

Major grants could hasten arrival of Internet2 to K-12 schools: IBM grant helps Va. schools

Internet2, the blazing new network backbone that’s supposed to revolutionize technology-based instruction, will be available to K-12 much sooner than previously expected. IBM announced on Aug. 11 that a new…