July: 4 education grants you don’t want to miss

School grants offer much-needed financial help for schools

grants-julySchool funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

Each month, eSchool News compiles a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from a focus on STEM learning to funding for financial education programs. You don’t want to miss out on these July school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

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June: 4 education grants you don’t want to miss

School grants offer much-needed financial help for schools

june-grantSchool funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

Each month, eSchool News compiles a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from a focus on cultural traditions to prizes for deserving educators. You don’t want to miss out on these June school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

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May: 4 education grants you don’t want to miss

School grants offer much-needed financial help for schools

may-grantsSchool funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

Each month, eSchool News compiles a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from a focus on cultural traditions to prizes for deserving educators. You don’t want to miss out on these May school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

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April: 5 education grants you don’t want to miss

School grants offer some much-needed financial help for schools

april-grantSchool funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

Each month, eSchool News editors compile a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from a focus on professional development for arts educators to funding that helps improve school leadership. You don’t want to miss out on these April school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

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March: 5 education grants you don’t want to miss

march-grantSchool funding difficulties show no sign of abating this March, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

Each month, eSchool News editors compile a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from a focus on integrating finance into math projects to corporate funding for school arts programs. You don’t want to miss out on these March school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

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January: Four education grants you don’t want to miss

eSchool News highlights four new education grants for January

january-grantsSchool funding difficulties show no sign of abating this January, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

During the beginning of every month, the editors of eSchool News compile a list of the most current education grants expiring soon–from a focus on STEM education to a new way to teach journalism. You don’t want to miss out on these January school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

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August: Four education grants you don’t want to miss

School funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

During the beginning of every month, the editors of eSchool News compile a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from ALAS scholarships to Google grants. You don’t want to miss out on these school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators!

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July: Five education grants you don’t want to miss

School funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

During the beginning of every month, the editors of eSchool News compile a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from STEM engagement to school lunch programs. You don’t want to miss out on these school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators!

(Next page: Arts, STEM, and energy projects)…Read More

June: Five education grants you don’t want to miss

School funding difficulties show no sign of abating, and school budgets are stretched to the limit. Many educators and administrators rely on school grants to fund important projects and opportunities for students.

During the first week of every month, the editors of eSchool News compile a list of the most current education grants expiring soon—from student fitness to iPads. You don’t want to miss out on these school funding opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators!

(Next page: Thousands for after-school, student fitness)…Read More

Seven key stats with important implications for schools

The percentage of U.S. students living in poverty jumped by 40 percent in the last decade, and total funding for K-12 education dropped by $1 billion from 2008-09 to 2009-10. Yet, despite these challenges, high school graduation rates are slowly climbing—and more students are completing math and science courses, according to the latest figures from the National Center on Education Statistics.

Released May 23, “The Condition of Education 2013”—the latest in an annual series of reports from NCES, a branch of the U.S. Department of Education—is chock full of valuable statistics for policy makers and education leaders. Here are seven findings of particular significance for K-12 education.

1. Public school enrollment is projected to increase by 7 percent from 2010-11 to 2021-22.…Read More