$19.5 million from California Department of Education
For the Technology Literacy Challenge Grants program, $19,540,192 to 25 California districts. The grants are funded by the Technology Literacy Challenge Fund, a federal program that provides economically-challenged districts with access to technology.
$18 million from Cisco Systems
To set up a system of academies to teach computer networking, $18 million in equipment, curriculum, and training to the University of Wisconsin and Wisconsin's technical colleges. Each of the 17 participating colleges will serve as hubs for 10 public K-12 school districts beginning this fall. The program will teach and certify