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December 1st, 2000

$5.9 Million for Teacher Quality Enhancement grants

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $5.9 million for eight new projects designed to better train teachers for the challenges of today's classrooms.

"This program takes traditional teacher education off the campus and into the heart of the classroom and community," Secretary Richard Riley said. "These beginning-teacher grants are an added benefit for

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  • Grant Awards

    eSchool News Staff Reports
    December 1st, 2000

    $3.2 Million from America's

    Kids Connect

    On Oct. 5 and 6, students, parents, and teachers from 28 states and 10 countries competed for $3.2 million in prizes in an online game show program, America's Kids Connect 2000. Overall, the winners represented 24 states and won 183 individual prizes.

    America's Kids Connect created the contest to increase awareness of the use of computers in schools and to generate parental and

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