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From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
July 1st, 2000

$7.4 million to 67 Idaho districts from the Idaho Department of Education


Idaho school districts will use more than $7.4 million in federal grants to train teachers and pay for projects that will improve the use of technology in classrooms. The grants are funded through the Goals 2000: Educate America Act and the Technology Literacy Challenge Fund and administered through the state Department of Education.


"We funded many exciting, innovative approaches to using technology to assist student learning and to help teachers better understand how to use technology in the classroom," Superintendent of Public Instruction Marilyn Howard said.


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July 1st, 2000

$24 million in Technology Innovation Challange Grants

Three school districts were awarded $24 million over five years to enhance their training of teachers to use technology effectively and to support greater student achievement in core subjects and the arts.

The grants come from the U.S. Department of Education's Technology Innovative Challenge Grant program, which is designed to serve as a catalyst for change in schools by supporting educators, industry partners, communities,...

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