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December 29, 2012
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A New Jersey school is set to receive $10,000 to fund new classroom technology. New Jersey schools receive $10,000 to upgrade classroom technology
February 29, 2012
NorthJersey.com recently reported that the Peter Cooper and Robert Erskine schools in Ringwood, New Jersey, each received $10,000 in grants from the Ringwood Education Foundation to upgrade their classroom technology.
 
A Michigan school district recently passed a bill to upgrade its classroom technology. Michigan school district knows technology is a classroom essential
February 29, 2012
The Romeo Community Schools Board of Education in Michigan have unanimously approved a funding bill to replace more than 400 computers and laptops across the district, the Romeo Observer recently reported.
 
Students in Texas are learning their ABC's through a new 3D learning program. Students learning ABC's through 3D learning program
February 29, 2012
Children in McKinney, Texas, are learning through a new technology program called Letters Alive, which is a 3D tool designed to help students learn the alphabet, the Star Local News recently reported.
 
Students in Colorado recently participated in a fundraiser to update its classroom technology. Colorado students take to streets for new classroom technology
February 29, 2012
Students at Beaver Valley Elementary School in Brush, Colorado, recently participated in a fundraising event at a local Wendy's restaurant to raise money for approximately 30 iPads, Brush News-Tribune's Katie Collins reported.
 
New York schools will receive funding for new and innovative classroom projects. New classroom funding to go a long way for New York students
February 28, 2012
New technology programs will be launched as part of a nearly $15,000 funding program from the Ithaca Public Education Initiative in New York, the Ithaca Journal reported.
 
A Massachusetts high school recently received $50,000 to upgrade its classroom technology. Massachusetts rotary club donates $50,000 for classroom technology improvements
February 28, 2012
To help upgrade the city's school IT infrastructure, the Danvers Rotary in Massachusetts recently donated $50,000 for the DEEP Technology Campaign.
 
Students in Georgia may be able to use cutting-edge technology under new state legislation. School technology legislation moves on to Georgia Senate
February 24, 2012
Students in Georgia are one step closer to being able to use their smartphones and tablets in school.
 
A new Connecticut initiative will allow teachers to use classroom technology to test its effectiveness. Connecticut technology initiative to help teachers look before they leap
February 23, 2012
Students in Darien, Connecticut, may have new classroom technology at their fingertips next year, depending on how teachers feel about certain devices.
 
Digital textbooks, like those found on tablet computers, are considered a crucial learning tool moving forward. Digital textbooks considered the next learning tool
February 22, 2012
Washington officials are focusing more on the technological aspects of classrooms as digital media continues to evolve.
 
A Maryland elementary school will receive $100,000 to upgrade its classroom technology. Maryland elementary school hopes technology funding will reach its target
February 7, 2012
Snow Hill Elementary School in Maryland will receive $100,000 from Target as part of retail giant's goal to donate $1 billion for education by 2015, according to a recent DelmarvaNow.com report.
 
An Illinois high school is set to launch an iPad pilot program for its students. Illinois high school set for iPad pilot program
February 3, 2012
The Apple iPad is no longer considered strictly a consumer device as more schools nationwide are adopting the sleek mobile technology.
 
A Maine school district hopes to use future funding for classroom music and technology. Maine school district hopes funding will keep music, technology in the classroom
February 1, 2012
York school officials in Maine recently voted unanimously to pass a funding bill to a budget committee for further approval, SeaCoastOnline.com reported.
 
A Connecticut school district wants to upgrade its aging classroom technology. Connecticut school district to revamp technology infrastructure
January 31, 2012
The Hartford Courant recently reported that school board officials in Farmington, Connecticut, met to discuss future staff and technology funding for the 2012-2013 year.
 
A New Jersey superintendent wants funding for new classroom technology. New Jersey superintendent makes case for future classroom technology funding
January 31, 2012
The Millburn School District in New Jersey hopes to receive nearly $2 million in funding to upgrade its technology infrastructure, according to a recent Millburn-ShortHills Patch report.
 
A new study revealed that more teachers nationwide want new classroom technology. Study reveals teachers craving more classroom technology
January 31, 2012
Teachers nationwide understand the role technology plays in their classrooms, and more educators want access to new, state-of-the-art devices.
 
Boston College has provided Newton Schools with new classroom technology funding. Boston College provides Newton schools with funding for new technology
January 30, 2012
Boston College will provide the Newton Public School system with $300,000 over the next three years to upgrade its technology infrastructure, the Boston Globe recently reported.
 
New state funding hopes to equip South Carolina students with updated classroom technology. State funding helping South Carolina students learn with new classroom technology
January 30, 2012
Students in Marion School District 7 in South Carolina are learning through new technology such as iPads after schools received a total of $186,000 in additional funding, according to a recent SCNow report.
 
A Colorado school district is using iPads to conduct lesson plans. Colorado school using iPads as valuable educational tools
January 25, 2012
Teachers at Legacy Academy in Elizabeth, Colorado, are using iPads to conduct lessons, according to a recent Denver Post report.
 
School officials in Montana hope new funding will upgrade its technology infrastructure. Montana school officials get behind new classroom technology
January 24, 2012
KRTV recently reported that many teachers in Great Falls, Montana, believe future classroom funding should be geared toward the adoption of new technology.
 
Maryland students are using the latest classroom technology such as the iPad to solve math problems. Maryland students using iPads to make math problems history
January 23, 2012
Rather than conduct lesson plans using a textbook or chalkboard, Charles Carroll Middle School teacher Christina Jerome's eighth-grade students are using iPads to solve math problems, the Baltimore Sun recently reported.
 
New technology is expected to pave the way for future Arkansas students. Future of Arkansas in the hands of students, new technology
January 19, 2012
The Arkansas News Bureau recently reported that a pilot program involving the science, technology, engineering and mathematics will grow to include 15 school districts and a technical center for the 2012-2013 school year.
 
Michigan students may receive a technology upgrade if future funding is passed. Future funding for Michigan schools could provide students with new technology
January 18, 2012
Gull Lake Community Schools in Richland, Michigan, may receive $7 million in technology and building funding if district voters approve a new bill, according to a recent MLive.com report.
 
A Kansas City high school is using tablets and smartphones to help students learn in the classroom. Kansas City high school ditches books for tablets, smartphones
January 17, 2012
Students at Notre Dame de Sion High School in Kansas City, Missouri, are using smartphones and tablets in the classroom rather than restricting their learning to textbooks, the Kansas City Star recently reported.
 
Idaho students are expected to use new classroom technology in the near future. Idaho students expected to make history with new technology
January 16, 2012
Students across Idaho are expected to receive new technology to expand their learning capabilities, according to a recent Associated Press report.
 
Utah officials hope to replace outdate clasrooms with new technology. Utah views student technology as next educational wave
January 13, 2012
Rather than restrict lesson plans to textbooks and chalkboards, the state school board of Utah hopes to offer each student his or her own computer, tablet or other handheld device in the near future, the Salt Lake Tribune recently reported.
 
A Massachusetts school district hopes to upgrade its aging technology. Aging classroom technology not cutting it in Massachusetts district
January 12, 2012
Students in Danvers, Massachusetts, have been performing well in the classroom, but the district's aging technology is no longer up to par, according to a recent Salem News report.
 
Officials in Medford, Massachusetts, recently approved funding for new classroom technology. Massachusetts school district will no longer lack modern classroom technology
January 11, 2012
Schools in Medford, Massachusetts, will receive $3.3 million to revamp their aging technology infrastructure, according to a recent Medford Patch report.
 
High schools students in Kansas are using tablet computers to perform music in place of traditional instruments. Kansas high school students rock out with iPads
November 21, 2011
Rather than use traditional instruments to play music at Valley Center High School in Kansas, students are using iPads to access a broader range of musical talents, KWCH recently reported.
 
All students and staff throughout a Virginia school district are expected to receive tablet computers in the near future. Tablet computers to usher in new lesson plans for Virginia students
November 17, 2011
Leesburg Patch recently reported that the Loundon County Public Schools in Virginia passed a vote on November 15 to equip all of its students and staff with tablet computers by 2016.
 
Students at Clement Middle School will use a new grant to study the stars. New grant allows California students to reach for the stars
November 16, 2011
Ten schools in the Redland Unified School District of California recently received grants totaling up to $200,000 to invest in new technology and other initiatives to enhance the educational experience.
 
School officials in Minnesota hope to use additional funding to upgrade its classroom technology. Harsh Minnesota winters may be lightened with new school technology
November 15, 2011
The Crookston School Board in Minnesota hosted a public forum recently to discuss ways the district will use future revenue that will result from a voter-approved $1,000-per-student referendum, the Crookston Times reported.
 
Iowa elementary school students recently participated in a program that pairs technology with Lego toys. Iowa elementary students ditch the textbooks for Lego robots
November 14, 2011
A recent Quad-City Times report highlighted how approximately 80 elementary students from all Pleasant Valley schools in Iowa are learning with Lego toys and the use of robotics.
 
Although schools are facing reduced budgets, a Wisconsin school district continues to adopt new technology. Reduced budgets can't hold Wisconsin school district down
November 11, 2011
Like many districts across the country, the Superior school system in Wisconsin is dealing with shrinking state budgets that affect how officials can purchase new classroom technology.
 
A new report by the Pioneer indicates that the United States must invest in new technology to bridge the educational gap between other countries. To bridge educational gap in the US, technology may be the game-changer
November 10, 2011
A recent report by the Pioneer revealed the growing educational gap between the United States and countries like China and Finland.
 
A middle school in San Diego hopes a new initiative will help it purchase new technology. San Diego middle schools looks to stay classy with technology upgrade
November 9, 2011
Carmel Valley Middle School in San Diego recently launched a campaign called CVMS 2.0 Upgrade Our School with the intention of gaining community support to upgrade its classroom technology, Carmel Valley News reported.
 
The Medford public school district in Massachusetts may receive $4 million in technology upgrades beginning in January. Massachusetts school district to ring in the new year with technology upgrade
November 8, 2011
Mayor Michael McGlynn of Medford, Massachusetts, recently announced that the Medford public school district could receive new technology as soon as January 2012, Medford Patch reported.
 
Arizona school districts plan to vote for additional funding to purchase new technology. Arizona school districts vote could boost technology access
November 7, 2011
Six school districts in Arizona will vote for potential budget overrides on November 8, according to a recent Tuscon Citizen report.
 
Students with learning disabilities are communicating more effectively in the classroom with tablet computers. With tablet technology, student can express his thoughts
November 4, 2011
A recent Marin Independent Journal report revealed that special education students at Venetia Valley Elementary School in California are using iPads in the classroom to stimulate communication.
 
Students in a Georgia school district are using new technology from government funding. Georgia school district funding paying off with new technology
November 3, 2011
After receiving nearly $6 million in grants from the Department of Defense, students in the Muscogee County School District in Georgia are using advanced technology to broaden their educational skills, according to a recent WRBL report.
 
A Massachusetts school district proposal may lead to $2 million in technology funding. Massachusetts school district hopes to go out with the old, in with new technology
November 2, 2011
Medford Patch recently reported that the Medford school district in Massachusetts may receive $2 million in funding to upgrade its classroom computers.
 
School technology: A sea change in Canada? School technology: A sea change in Canada?
November 1, 2011
According to Canada.com, officials in British Columbia are planning extensive technological overhauls in schools throughout the province.
 
Veteran teacher gets a tech upgrade at STEM conference Veteran teacher gets a tech upgrade at STEM conference
October 31, 2011
According to the Minot Daily News, Julia Koble, a teacher at Minot High School in Minot, North Dakota, was recently awarded a Siemens STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Fellowship.
 
Tablets or whiteboards? Students and teachers weigh in Tablets or whiteboards? Students and teachers weigh in
October 31, 2011
According to the Argus Leader, a group of students and teachers in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was recently formed to address the issue of technology upgrades in the school district.
 
Tablets are the new PC in classrooms, survey shows Tablets are the new PC in classrooms, survey shows
October 31, 2011
According to Apple Insider, a recent survey of 25 school technology directors across the United States indicated that within the next five years, tablets will outnumber traditional computers in U.S. schools.
 
Unique charter school receives first chunk of federal funding Unique charter school receives first chunk of federal funding
October 28, 2011
According to the La Grande Observer, the Joseph Charter School in La Grande, Oregon, recently received a $650,000 federal grant to purchase classroom technology devices.
 
Resume of tomorrow: Virginia Tech journal explores ePortfolio  Resume of tomorrow: Virginia Tech journal explores ePortfolio
October 28, 2011
The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University recently launched a new scholarly publication dedicated to ePortfolio technology.
 
In Iowa, local schools have global reach In Iowa, local schools have global reach
October 28, 2011
A national-quality conference with a local feel and convenience, the second annual Sioux City Community District Technology Conference is slated to take place in the coming weeks in Sioux City, Iowa.
 
Apps for class: iPads are a hit Apps for class: iPads are a hit
October 27, 2011
According to the Ramona Sentinel, several classrooms in the Ramona Unified School District in California have embraced new technology.
 
Technology Without Borders crosses into Canada Technology Without Borders crosses into Canada
October 26, 2011
Schools in West Edmonton, Alberta, are welcoming a wave of new classroom technology devices, including iPads, digital cameras and laptop computers.
 
For a change of pace, app encourages texting in the classroom For a change of pace, app encourages texting in the classroom
October 25, 2011
According to Mobiledia, a new web app tailored to the classroom integrates text message and social media to connect teachers to students.
 
French company puts robots in the classroom French company puts robots in the classroom
October 24, 2011
A French robotics company is putting advanced humanoid robots into a number of classrooms around the world, according to Technological Horizons in Education Journal.
 
South Dakota school wins $10,000 for science technology South Dakota school wins $10,000 for science technology
October 21, 2011
A $10,000 technology grant awarded to Sioux Valley High School in Volga, South Dakota, by a local educational software and technology company will be used to teach students system-wide.
 
South Korean classrooms embracing the future South Korean classrooms embracing the future
October 20, 2011
According to a recent BBC report, by 2015, all classrooms in South Korea will have completely abandoned traditional textbooks in favor of digital books on PCs, laptops and tablet computers.
 
iPads are today's textbooks in Coal City schools iPads are today's textbooks in Coal City schools
October 19, 2011
School officials in Coal City, Illinois, recently integrated iPads into classrooms across the Unit 1 School District.
 
GREAT puts 3D technology in the student's hands GREAT puts 3D technology in the student's hands
October 18, 2011
In the Globally Ready Engineering and Technology Classroom in Richmond County, North Carolina, students are not only using 3D technology to learn, they're actually contributing their own content.
 
Iowa school system pilots tablet computer program Iowa school system pilots tablet computer program
October 11, 2011
Schools in Waterloo, Iowa, are piloting a wireless tablet computer program to see if a system-wide implementation of the devices in classrooms is a worthwhile investment.
 
Missouri schools pilot technology programs Missouri schools pilot technology programs
October 10, 2011
School officials in Columbia, Missouri, recently announced the approval of a comprehensive educational improvement plan.
 
Wisconsin technical college integrates new pilot technology program Wisconsin technical college integrates new pilot technology program
October 7, 2011
Moraine Park Technical College in Hartford, Wisconsin, recently began using two state-of-the-art classrooms built last year.
 
Bismark schools get tablet computers, new software  Bismark schools get tablet computers, new software
October 6, 2011
The recent introduction of technology into classrooms at the St. Mary's Grade School and Mandran High School in Bismark, North Dakota, has improved lessons and provided a blueprint for the implementation of classroom technology in the future.
 
Florida schools embrace advanced classroom technology  Florida schools embrace advanced classroom technology
October 5, 2011
Schools in Ocoee, Florida, are integrating a variety of new technology into classrooms, from digital microscopes to 3D classroom projectors.
 
Universities see benefit of remote response and class polling technology Universities see benefit of remote response and class polling technology
October 4, 2011
Many schools across the country, from the elementary to post-secondary level, are integrating new technology into the classroom to make lessons more interactive.
 
First lady of Louisiana donates interactive whiteboards to local school First lady of Louisiana donates interactive whiteboards to local school
October 4, 2011
Supriya Jindal, the wife of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, recently visited the Bonne Ecole Elementary School, which received four new interactive whiteboards.
 
Government announces Digital Promise technology initiative Government announces Digital Promise technology initiative
October 4, 2011
A recent Wall Street Journal article written by Arne Duncan, the U.S. secretary of education, and Reed Hastings, the founder of Netflix and former president of the California board of education, outlined the Digital Promise initiative.
 
New Hampshire school uses iPads to teach elementary students New Hampshire school uses iPads to teach elementary students
October 3, 2011
Elementary school students in Rochester, New Hampshire, recently obtained access to 50 iPads purchased with Title I grant.
 
Texas schools use the web to extend the classroom Texas schools use the web to extend the classroom
October 3, 2011
Kyle Apperson, a history teacher at Rider High School in Wichita Falls, Texas, has had enormous success implementing online social media into his lesson plans.
 
Technical school in Arizona implements its own form of classroom technology Technical school in Arizona implements its own form of classroom technology
October 3, 2011
Classroom technology initiatives across the country in traditional primary, secondary and post-secondary institutions have gained a significant amount of attention recently.
 
USC teaches students and professors how to take advantage of available technology USC teaches students and professors how to take advantage of available technology
September 30, 2011
According to the University of Southern California Daily Trojan, USC professors welcomed new technology in a number of classrooms as the school year opened, but some are under-utilizing the hardware.
 
Rural schools initiative in Vermont purchases netbooks Rural schools initiative in Vermont purchases netbooks
September 29, 2011
Students in Middletown Springs, Vermont, recently received netbooks as part of a Vermont Council on Rural Development partnership with the educational nonprofit Digital Wish to improve technology access in the state's schools.
 
South Dakota high school takes novel approach to classroom technology  South Dakota high school takes novel approach to classroom technology
September 29, 2011
Chadron High School in Chadron, South Dakota, is entering the age of classroom technology through the implementation of interactive hardware, software and web-based connective services.
 
Massachusetts elementary school fundraiser supports classroom technology Massachusetts elementary school fundraiser supports classroom technology
September 29, 2011
Parents of Memorial Elementary School students in Mendon, Massachusetts, recently held a casino night fundraiser to raise money for interactive whiteboards and LCD classroom projectors for local schools.
 
South Carolina school integrates iPads in the classroom South Carolina school integrates iPads in the classroom
September 28, 2011
The Drayton Hall elementary School in West Ashley recently integrated iPads into lesson plans for students from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade.
 
New York communications company establishes $50,000 in classroom technology grants New York communications company establishes $50,000 in classroom technology grants
September 28, 2011
Optimum Lightpath, an ethernet communications company based in Jericho, New York, recently announced that it will award $50,000 in grants to schools in Westchester County to expand the use of technology in the classroom.
 
California school district looks to establish system-wide classroom technology California school district looks to establish system-wide classroom technology
September 28, 2011
California's Turlock Unified School District recently announced a plan to upgrade technology in every classroom in the district's 15 schools.
 
Florida university sees positive results from education technology classes Florida university sees positive results from education technology classes
September 27, 2011
Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Florida, recently announced the opening of the its first digital classroom.
 
Arizona school's remote classroom program is a success Arizona school's remote classroom program is a success
September 27, 2011
The Maricopa County Education Service Agency in Phoenix, Arizona, recently announced that it is expanding on a $400,000 pilot program that tested remote classroom instruction.
 
Innovative touchscreen tool recognized with classroom technology award Innovative touchscreen tool recognized with classroom technology award
September 27, 2011
Hatch iStartSmart was selected as the 16th recepient of the Annual Education Software Review, or EDDIE, Award in the early learning touchscreen solution category.
 
New York schools may acquire federal classroom technology funds with tax provision New York schools may acquire federal classroom technology funds with tax provision
September 26, 2011
A provision passed under tax cap legislation in New York may help some schools purchase new classroom technology despite the fact that the tax cap limits funding for many school districts, according to the Saratoga Springs Saratogian.
 
Tully teacher receives classroom technology award Tully teacher receives classroom technology award
September 23, 2011
Michael Perkins, a sixth-grade teacher in Tully, New York, was recently named a 2011-2012 Jacobs Educator by the Indiana University School of Education.
 
New Jersey teacher attends technology summit New Jersey teacher attends technology summit
September 22, 2011
Christine Robbins, the principal of South Amboy Elementary School in South Amboy, New Jersey, plans to attend the Schools for Tomorrow conference.
 
Apple donates iPads to Teach for America Apple donates iPads to Teach for America
September 21, 2011
As part of the company's ongoing philanthropic work with schools, Apple recently announced that it would donate more than 9,000 first-generation iPads to Teach for America.
 
Colorado school introduces new 3D projector Colorado school introduces new 3D projector
September 21, 2011
Monarch High School in Louisville, Colorado, recently implemented 3D classroom projector technology into its science classes.
 
Smaller California school districts embracing new technology Smaller California school districts embracing new technology
September 21, 2011
According to a report in the Porterville Recorder, the Burton School District in Porterville, California, has dedicated significant resources to installing cutting edge technology in its classrooms.
 
Pilot iPad program in Seattle schools off and running Pilot iPad program in Seattle schools off and running
September 21, 2011
Public schools in Seattle are testing out the use of mobile internet devices in classrooms, according to NWCN Seattle.
 
Iowa schools get a lesson in classroom technology Iowa schools get a lesson in classroom technology
September 20, 2011
A recent conference at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa, introduced some 300 teachers to new and emerging trends in classroom technology practices.
 
Intel Teach celebrates 10 million teachers  Intel Teach celebrates 10 million teachers
September 20, 2011
The Intel Teach professional development program recently announced it has reached 10 million educators around the world.
 
Company announces judges for classroom technology contest Company announces judges for classroom technology contest
September 19, 2011
EInstruction recently announced the judges for its Classroom Makeover Video Contest, which awards five North American schools with $79,000 high-tech classroom makeovers.
 
Students at Utah elementary school walk for technology Students at Utah elementary school walk for technology
September 16, 2011
Students at Fiddler's Canyon Elementary School in Cedar City, Utah, recently held a walk-a-thon to earn money for classroom technology.
 
Virginia high school announces IT academy program Virginia high school announces IT academy program
September 15, 2011
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnel recently announced that Grafton High School in Yorktown will integrate the Microsoft IT Academy Program.
 
Edward St. John donates $10 million to University of Maryland for new building Edward St. John donates $10 million to University of Maryland for new building
September 15, 2011
Edward St. John, a Baltimore developer, announced that he will donate $10 million to the University of Maryland to build a high-tech classroom building on the university's College Park campus.
 
Educators use 3D technology to engage students Educators use 3D technology to engage students
September 14, 2011
Educators across the country are embracing 3D technology, using state-of-the-art classroom projectors to teach math, science and engineering concepts to students in a whole new way.
 
Arizona educator receives $5,000 classroom technology grant  Arizona educator receives $5,000 classroom technology grant
September 13, 2011
Pamela Lizardi, a history teacher at Show Low High School in Show Low, Arizona, was recently awarded a CCS Classroom Solutionz technology grant worth around $5,000.
 
Wisconsin teacher attends education technology summit Wisconsin teacher attends education technology summit
September 12, 2011
Christine Lange, a science teacher at Memorial High School in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, recently participated in the 2011 Siemens STEM Institute at Discovery Education.
 
Tennessee schools pilot bring-your-own-technology program Tennessee schools pilot bring-your-own-technology program
September 12, 2011
Williamson County schools in Tennessee recently implemented a program encouraging students to bring their own laptops, iPads and smartphones to class.
 
CDW announces winners of classroom technology contest CDW announces winners of classroom technology contest
September 12, 2011
CDW Government recently announced the 2011 grand prize winners of its Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes.
 
Minnesota elementary schools flip their classrooms  Minnesota elementary schools flip their classrooms
September 9, 2011
Several elementary schools in Stillwater, Minnesota, are taking a novel approach to math lessons, flipping their lesson plans with internet video technology.
 
Pennsylvania school district updates its technology policy Pennsylvania school district updates technology policy
September 8, 2011
The Palisades School District in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, recently announced updates to its technology use policy.
 
California school district updates classrooms with iPads California school district updates classrooms with iPads
September 7, 2011
The Encinitas Union School District in California recently bought iPads for students in grades four through six after positive endorsements from a recent pilot program.
 
Birmingham schools lead in investment in classroom technology Birmingham schools lead in investment in classroom technology
September 6, 2011
Classrooms in Birmingham, Alabama, will soon feature a number of new technology upgrades, including interactive whiteboards, classroom projectors and interactive student response systems.
 
Pennsylvania teacher funds tech classroom with grant Pennsylvania teacher funds tech classroom with grant
September 2, 2011
Renee Parker, a teacher at Selinsgrove Intermediate School in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, introduced her third-grade students to their new classroom.
 
Halifax schools announce next phase of technology upgrades Halifax schools announce next phase of technology upgrades
September 2, 2011
The Halifax Regional School Board in Halifax, Nova Scotia, recently announced that it will integrate new technology into its fifth-grade classrooms
 
Local Virginia superintendent praises teacher's dedication to new technology Local Virginia superintendent praises teacher's dedication to new technology
September 1, 2011
Edgar Hatrick, superintendent of Loudon County Public Schools in Virginia recently praised educators in the school district who displayed dedication and forward-thinking to prepare their students for professional life in the 21st century.
 
Software solutions provider offers new technology instruction for teachers Software solutions provider offers new technology instruction for teachers
September 1, 2011
The CrossTec Corporation recently announced it will host a virtual workshop for teachers and IT professionals designed to help educators optimize the capabilities of new classroom technology.
 
The new South Bend High School received funding from a challenge grant to upgrade its education. New South Bend high school to receive funds from challenge grant
August 31, 2011
To help equip the new South Bend Tech High School in Indiana, 1st Source Bank recently announced it will provide the institution with up to $200,000 in a challenge grant.
 
Many US schools welcome new technology in 2011 Many US schools welcome new technology in 2011
August 31, 2011
As schools across the nation gear up for fall term, technology upgrades are a popular topic of discussion.
 
Michigan school uses interactive whiteboards to improve classroom experience Michigan school uses interactive whiteboards to improve classroom experience
August 31, 2011
Teachers in Hartland, Michigan, recently began training on interactive whiteboards, a tool the district integrated into classrooms system-wide during the summer.
 
Iowa middle school students receive iPads for the upcoming school year Iowa middle school students receive iPads for the upcoming school year
August 31, 2011
Waverly-Shellock Middle School in Iowa recently announced it was outfitting each of its students with an iPad.
 
Texas high school melds academics and technology, embraces laptops for students Texas high school melds academics and technology, embraces laptops for students
August 31, 2011
Educators in Pampa, Texas, recently announced the dispersal of 1,000 laptops to all of Pampa's high school students in an effort to prepare them for professional computer use by teaching the basic skills of digital integration.
 
Florida elementary schools get technology upgrades thanks to sales tax initiative Florida elementary schools get technology upgrades thanks to sales tax initiative
August 31, 2011
New technology in classrooms in Panama City, Florida, was recently implemented thanks in part to a statewide half-cent sales tax dedicated exclusively to funding technology and classroom improvements.
 
USM announces Samsung Tab pilot program USM announces Samsung Tab pilot program.
August 29, 2011
Samsung Mobile recently announced that, beginning this fall, the University of Southern Mississippi will provide students in the USM Honors, McNair Scholars and Gulf Coast programs with Samsung Galaxy Tablets.
 
New Jersey School system implements new communicative technology practices New Jersey School system implements new communicative technology practices
August 26, 2011
All public schools in Wallington, New Jersey, will see a marked shift in the use of technology this year as the district moves to implement new and more efficient technology practices.
 
New Florida high school is the wave of the future New Florida high school is the wave of the future
August 26, 2011
The Lake County School District in Lake County, Florida, recently announced that its newest high school will use e-books instead of text books, and each student will be supplied with an iPad, according to Channel 13 News, Orlando.
 
Kansas City nonprofit receives educational technology grant Kansas City nonprofit receives educational technology grant
August 25, 2011
For years, Nicole Reigel and her family organized homemade science kits for elementary school children, but now, a corporate grant totaling about $1 million is set to make her labors happily obsolete.
 
Ohio schools add technology to support curricula Ohio schools add technology to support curricula
August 24, 2011
The technological abilities of today's students make the integration of new technology natural and effective.
 
Chicago Public Schools receive funding for more iPads in Classrooms Chicago Public Schools receive funding for more iPads in Classrooms
August 24, 2011
According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the use of iPads in Chicago Public Schools is on the rise.
 
California school uses grant for technology in science classrooms California school uses grant for technology in science classrooms
August 23, 2011
New science classrooms were recently completed in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District in Industry, California, capping off a $12.5 million project.
 
Department of Defense invests in educational technology initiatives Department of Defense invests in educational technology initiatives
August 23, 2011
New initiatives at Department of Defense schools are aimed at improving students' technological literacy and adapting lesson plans to a variety of learning styles.
 
Texas Tech professor receives grant to develop math software Texas Tech professor receives grant to develop math software
August 22, 2011
An assistant professor of Educational Psychology at Texas Tech, recently received a $112,762 grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges to develop web-based lessons designed to improve mathematic comprehension in elementary, middle school and high school students.
 
Teaching technology starts with educators in Massachusetts school Teaching technology starts with educators in Massachusetts school
August 19, 2011
Fall River, Massacusetts, teachers will be using cutting-edge technology in the classroom this fall, thanks to an effort by school administrators.
 
California school receives special needs classroom technology grant California school receives special needs classroom technology grant
August 18, 2011
The J.H. McGaugh Elementary School in Seal Beach, California, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant to upgrade its classrooms' technological capabilities.
 
California teachers use monitoring software to encourage proper technology use California teachers use monitoring software to encourage proper technology use
August 18, 2011
New software implemented at the Milken Community High School in Los Angeles will allow teachers to access the desktop of any student at any time.
 
Minnesota schools hold conference to introduce technological possibilities Minnesota schools hold conference to introduce technological possibilities
August 18, 2011
Teachers in Farmington, Minnesota, recently held a two-day conference on new and emerging classroom technologies to brush up on their tech skills before school resumes in September.
 
Alabama schools invest in new technology across the board Alabama schools invest in new technology across the board
August 17, 2011
School officials in Etowah county, Alabama, are evaluating options to implement new technology in classrooms.
 
California schools move to standardize classroom technology California schools move to standardize classroom technology
August 15, 2011
At Sunny Sands Elementary in Palm Springs, California, teachers are using remotes to quiz students and tablet computers to wirelessly connect to classroom projectors that act as modern blackboards.
 
California schools to receive technology grants from Chevron California schools to receive technology grants from Chevron
August 15, 2011
According to the Bakersfield Californian, Chevron recently awarded more than $58,000 in grant money to Kern County schools as part of the company's California Partnership, which gives money to schools to buy supplies and improve classroom technology.
 
Cutting-edge technology introduced at new Orlando area high school Cutting-edge technology introduced at new Orlando area high school
August 12, 2011
The new Lake Minneola high school in central Florida is preparing its students for the future with cutting-edge classroom technology.
 
Struggling North Carolina school gets federal technology grant Struggling North Carolina school gets federal technology grant
August 10, 2011
Calvin Wiley Elementary School in Guilford County, North Carolina, is slated to completely restructure it's system with a $2.4 million federal grant.
 
Louisiana parish receives private grant for school technology Louisiana parish receives private grant for school technology
August 10, 2011
Combined grants and donations to LaSalle Parish teachers, the majority of which came from the Cliff Williams Memorial Foundation, have totalled $89,900 this year, The Jena Times reports.
 
Virginia school awarded $20,000 computer and technology grant Virginia school awarded $20,000 computer and technology grant
August 9, 2011
According to the Altavista Journal, a $20,000 grant from J.T. Minnie Maude Charitable Trust was recently awarded to Chatham, Virginia's Carlisle School.
 
Wisconsin High School receives grant to improve classroom technology Wisconsin High School receives grant to improve classroom technology
August 9, 2011
According to the Wausau Daily Herald, D.C. Everest Senior High School in central Wisconsin recently received a $163,350 grant courtesy of the Wisconsin Technology Initiative.
 
Colorado school wins multimedia technology grant  Colorado school wins multimedia technology grant
August 9, 2011
Mountain View elementary school in Broomfield, Colorado, recently won a national science and math grant from the Dymo/Mimio educational technology company.
 
Massachusetts town receives funding for school improvements Massachusetts town receives funding for school improvements
August 8, 2011
The Massachusetts School Building Authority board awarded 43.3 million in total to the Collins Middle and Saltonstall Elementary Schools in Salem for repairs designed to improve the schools' energy efficiency
 
The Asheville school system hopes to expand its laptop project to its students. Asheville school system hopes to expand laptop project, report says
August 8, 2011
School officials in Asheville, North Carolina, hope to expand a laptop program previously implemented for freshmen and distribute the devices to all students at the local high school and School of Inquiry and Life Science beginning this year, according to a recent Citizens-Times report.
 
The College of Coastal Georgia recently received a grant of $150,000 to improve its graduation rate. College of Coastal Georgia receives $150,000 to improve graduation rate
August 5, 2011
The College of Coastal Georgia is set to receive $150,000 in funding from the Complete College Georgia Initiative announced by governor Nathan Deal, according to a recent report by the Florida Times-Union.
 
The West Virginia University health academy recently received a grant to provide obesity education. West Virginia University health academy receives grant for obesity education
August 4, 2011
According to a recent report by the State Journal, the West Virginia University Health Sciences & Technology Academy recently received a grant worth $125,000 by the Benedum Foundation to expand its health education regarding obesity.
 
A North Carolina school system recently received a grant for the STEM program. North Carolina school system receives STEM grant
August 4, 2011
The Davidson County School system in North Carolina recently received a grant worth $344,000 from Golden LEAF to help prepare students for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, according to a recent MyFox8.com report.
 
South Carolina school districts recently received $1.3M in federal grants to upgrade classroom technology. South Carolina school districts receive $1.3M in federal technology grants
August 3, 2011
The South Carolina Department of Education's Office of eLearning recently announced that seven school districts have received a total of $1.3 million in federal grants to upgrade their technology, according to reports.
 
A Wisconsin school system recently received a grant to upgrade its classroom technology. Wisconsin school systems receives grant for upgraded technology
August 2, 2011
The D.C. Everest Senior High School in Wisconsin is slated to receive a $163,350 grant from the state's Technology Initiative to upgrade its technology.
 
Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick recently spoke to teens about the importance of education. Massachusetts governor endorses teen education
August 1, 2011
Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick recently spoke to nearly 300 teenagers at the 2011 National Urban League's Youth Leadership Summit at Northeastern University's Matthews Arena and stressed the importance of education, according to a press release from Northeastern University.
 
New tornado proof rooms for Alabama schools New grants in Alabama intended to protect student safety
July 29, 2011
As tornadoes ripped across the Midwest in recent months, it became apparent to many that the municipal safety structures already in place were less than satisfactory.
 
As Washington works to resolve the debt crisis, educational grant programs remain at a standstill National debt crisis affects education grants
July 29, 2011
As the United States creeps ever closer to defaulting on its debts for the first time in history, industries everywhere are beginning to feel the effects of this crisis on their finances.
 
Adult education results in GEDs, job skills Ohio adult education program funded by state and federal grants
July 29, 2011
For many adults without a diploma, adult education centers and programs may be a boon, reported the Mansfield News Journal.
 
Projectors, among other devices, may enhance student learning Wisconsin school district to receive new educational technology
July 29, 2011
A $163,000 grant will be used to upgrade the technology in the classrooms of the DC Everest Area School District in Wisconsin, reported the Wausau Daily Herald.
 
New library in Connecticut supported by grant money New library reaches funding goal thanks to grant money
July 29, 2011
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving recently donated $171,500 to the Avon Free Public Library, reported the Avon News.
 
Grants fund improved medical care in U.S. schools Grants to provide U.S. schools with more medical services
July 28, 2011
Educators know that teaching is easier when their students are happy and healthy.
 
Smartphones may be used for classroom learning New publications detail the benefits of educational technology
July 28, 2011
According to the British Columbia Local News, teacher Andrew Kitchenham recently published two books detailing the benefits of educational technology on learning.
 
Teachers trained in math through college program University of Connecticut to receive teacher training grant
July 27, 2011
In an effort to help students in Connecticut boost their science and math skills, the state's Board of Education recently awarded the University of Connecticut with a grant intended to fund a teacher training program, reported the Manchester Patch.
 
Interactive whiteboards are the centerpiece of technological classrooms Illinois academy enacting learning on new interactive whiteboard
July 27, 2011
Among the latest devices to hit the educational technology market are interactive whiteboards.
 
School district upgrades its computers and other technology services Illinois school district details significant technology upgrades
July 27, 2011
The school district in Tinely Park, Illinois, is proud of its recent technology upgrades, reported the Tinley Park Patch.
 
Students collaborate with new iPads Illinois schools to receive new iPads
July 26, 2011
According to the Daily Herald, the Illinois Board of Education's Low-Cost Laptop program will bestow additional funds to four school districts in the state.
 
A new grant will help improve the learning experience for a New Jersey school district. School district receiving multi-million dollar grant
July 26, 2011
New Jersey's Lakewood School District was recently informed that it will soon receive a School Improvement grant worth about $6 million over a three-year period.
 
Teachers happy about technology upgrades Kentucky students and teachers collaborate through new technology
July 25, 2011
According to the Richmond Register, schools in Madison County, Kentucky, will receive $158,000 from the state's Department of Education to purchase new technology.
 
Innovative university program funded by the National Science Foundation Stanford program receives $10 million grant
July 25, 2011
The National Science Foundation recently announced that it will award Stanford University a $10 million grant.
 
A recent grant will help a Colorado school implement projectors, among other technology. Grant awards Colorado elementary school with new classroom technology
July 22, 2011
DYMO/Mimio recently selected Mountain View Elementary School in Broomfield, Colorado, as the first recipient of their science and math grant that is part of the company's new program open to grades K-12.
 
E-readers analyzed as an educational tool E-readers examined by university professors
July 22, 2011
Two professors at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, recently received a federal grant to investigate the potential of e-readers as educational tools, the school recently announced.
 
A recent grant at a New Jersey high school is expected to generate more student involvement through technology. New Jersey school district receives technology donation
July 21, 2011
The education foundation of Millburn-Short Hills recently decided to fund approximately $150,000 worth of technology, staff development and student programs for Millburn, New Jersey, schools.
 
Students pay attention better when teachers deploy an interactive whiteboard Grant delivers interactive whiteboard to Ohio elementary school
July 21, 2011
Rogers Elementary School in Rogers, Ohio, will soon use an interactive whiteboard to help teach its students.
 
Students learn over the summer thanks to NASA program NASA summer program sees increased attendance
July 20, 2011
Enrollment in a NASA-sponsored summer program hosted by several universities in Idaho has doubled from last year, reported the Idaho Statesman.
 
Pilot program has students bringing their mobile devices to school Louisiana school district launches technology pilot program
July 20, 2011
Next year, students of the St. Charles Parish school district in Louisiana will have access to the latest educational technology, reported Nola.com.
 
Teachers given additional training via a new grant program North Carolina high school chosen as grant recipient
July 19, 2011
Robert L. Patton High School in Morgantown, North Carolina, was recently awarded a state-sponsored grant intended to bring schools into the 21st century with new educational technology, reported local news affiliate WSOCTV.
 
Grant money to purchase new computers given to Illinois schools Education grant to purchase new computers for Illinois schools
July 19, 2011
The Donaldson Foundation recently announced it will award $10,800 to Illinois' Dixon Public Schools.
 
New program investigates students' mental wellness Grant establishes mental health wellness program for North Carolina students
July 19, 2011
For academic success to occur, it sometimes becomes necessary to meet the emotional needs of students first.
 
Summer programs in California integrate iPads in lessons Kindergartners learn through tablets
July 18, 2011
According to the Napa Valley Register, in the past, kindergartners coming from families who could not afford private schools yet were above the poverty line had few options for additional educational help in California.
 
STEM summer program announced for Philadelphia high school Educate to Innovate comes to Philadelphia
July 15, 2011
The Roxborough High School in Philadelphia was recently selected as one of the hosts for this year's Educate to Innovate summer program set up by the Obama administration, reported Montgomery Media.
 
Students investigate STEM concepts in a summer program Houston summer program receives federal funding
July 14, 2011
According to Ultimate East End, HoustonWorks USA, a company intended to promote technical learning and empower job training, was recently awarded a $1.6 million federal grant.
 
Technology connects students with their serving parents overseas Technology grants help students from military families
July 14, 2011
According to local news affiliate KFBB, the New Great Falls school district in Montana will use grant money to fund its Transition Resource Opportunities Offered to Parents and Students program.
 
Netbooks provided to North Carolina middle school students Netbooks intended to raise test scores in North Carolina
July 13, 2011
According to the State Journal Register, schools in the Riverton and Auburn districts of North Carolina are slated to receive new personal computers for designated classes.
 
Urban art program paid for by educational grant University of Houston enhances cultural offerings through grant funding
July 13, 2011
The National Endowment for the Arts fund recently awarded the University of Houston with a $100,000 Our Town grant intended to benefit cultural and artistic learning, announced the higher education institution.
 
Educational devices underpin media and technology learning initiative New technology and media provided by grant
July 13, 2011
According to the Richmond County Daily Journal, Hamlet Middle School in Richmond, North Carolina, is one of 12 institutions selected for professional development grants, which it will use to set up new technology and media educational programs.
 
Students taught computer skills during summer program Technology summer program a success
July 13, 2011
Students participating in the Wisconsin Rapids School District's summer school program will reveal their new technology skills to audiences at the upcoming Betty Boop Festival, reported the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune.
 
Massachusetts universities draw from a $100 million fund Massachusetts lawmakers propose shared education fund
July 12, 2011
State lawmakers in Massachusetts recently proposed the creation of a $100 million educational funding pool that will enable both public and private learning organizations to borrow from the shared source when needed, reported the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
 
Vocational high schools receive less federal funding Federal government slashes vocational school funding
July 12, 2011
For students who struggle in normal high school settings, vocational schools and career training programs have long been shown as a means to help them succeed.
 
West Virginia school plugs in to advanced ethernet West Virginia university connects to advanced broadband
July 12, 2011
According to the Huntington News, Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, recently connected to Internet2, with the help of a $525,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
 
Virginia takes aim at technical learning Virginia announces expansive STEM grants
July 11, 2011
According to Virginia Living, the state's Department of Education recently announced widespread grants intended to improve student learning in science, technology, engineering and math.
 
Students learn through brand new technology Technology improvements take center stage at Connecticut school
July 11, 2011
Kathy Peck, the new principal at the St. Joseph School in Rockville, Connecticut, placed a good emphasis on technology improvements when she assumed command, reported the Journal.
 
School in Tennessee in need of a major overhaul Additional funding needed for aging Tennessee high school
July 11, 2011
According to local news provider WHBF, Knoxville High School in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been around since the 1930s, though it has yet to go through any major overhauls.
 
California teachers continue education into the summer Summer programs in California enhance year-round education
July 8, 2011
While on summer break, students often lose touch with what they learned during the school year.
 
High school students given STEM exposure by local college Summer academy focuses on STEM eductaion
July 8, 2011
The summer program at Texas State Technical College provides learning initiatives to local middle school and high school students during vacation months.
 
Interactive whiteboard maker celebrates a milsetone Interactive whiteboard manufacturer hits 2 million mark
July 8, 2011
Epistemological experts are clamoring about interactive whiteboard technology, as it has been shown to increase student attentiveness and make learning more hands-on.
 
Hillary Clinton creates educational program for Muslim girls U.S. Secretary of State develops educational program for Muslim girls
July 8, 2011
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently announced the formation of an education program intended to serve Muslim girls.
 
Nonprofits, universities receive grants from the SFA Science Foundation grants create jobs in Arizona
July 7, 2011
According to a new report by AZ Central, grants provided by the Science Foundation Arizona to universities, community education organizations and businesses have created more than 1,500 jobs in Arizona in the last four years.
 
Security cameras for Texas school district Surveillance system protects Texas school district
July 6, 2011
IT firm D-Link recently announced the Nederlands Independent School District will receive a technology grant intended to reduce after-hours vandalism and protect students.
 
New Ohio high schools will feature educational technology Grant create high-tech high schools in Ohio
July 1, 2011
According to the Ohio Department of Education, five school districts in the state were recently awarded grants, which will be used to establish New Tech Network high schools in each district.
 
Technology changes may be in store for Alabama school district Teachers and parents meet to raise school funds in Alabama
June 30, 2011
According to Baldwin County Now, school district officials from Baldwin County recently held a meeting in Spanish Fort, Alabama, in an effort to garner greater parent support for proposed technology changes.
 
Community works to deliver local students STEM education Colorado county applies for STEM grants
June 29, 2011
More opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is on the agenda for the Summit Education Foundation, according to the Summit Daily.
 
Texas teachers trained through Texas A&M Texas university creates STEM training program
June 29, 2011
The Texas Higher Education Coordination Board recently awarded Texas A&M University a $506,000 grant, which will be used to fund a new training initiative for state teachers.
 
New eTech grant recipients in Ohio More grant money for Ohio schools
June 29, 2011
The West Branch School district is the latest in a growing number of recipients announced by Ohio's eTech grant program, reported Salem News Net.
 
Students try out new computer game Online math game undergoes teacher evaluations
June 28, 2011
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently gave Imagine Education, an educational group in Utah, $500,000, reported the Utah Pulse.
 
College students receive cloud enabled webmail College students store work in the cloud
June 28, 2011
According to the Las-Cruces Sun News, New Mexico State University students will soon have access to thelatest in educational technology.
 
New library planned for Illinois community Library grant reduces digital divide
June 28, 2011
People from less-affluent economic backgrounds may have a difficult time accessing broadband internet.
 
An interacive whiteboard the centerpiece of a recent grant Connecticut school receives $3,500 technology grant
June 27, 2011
The Tolland Intermediate School in Tolland, Connecticut, was recently awarded $3,500 by its local education foundation.
 
More technology training for South Carolina teachers South Carolina teachers trained in STEM by grant
June 27, 2011
Teachers in Horry County, South Carolina, will become students again and learn key concepts relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, reported the Sun News.
 
Connecticut freshmen use iPads to bring them up to speed Incoming freshmen in Connecticut receive iPads
June 27, 2011
Students starting their first year at Brookfield High School in Brookfield, Connecticut, will receive help from the latest educational technology, reported Brookfield Patch.
 
Tech companies support local STEM initiatives Tech companies invest in education initiative
June 24, 2011
An educational program in San Francisco recently received grant money from technology companies in area in an effort to bolster the learning experience for local students, announced San Jose State University.
 
Teachers use technology to enhance STEM education National Research Council makes STEM suggestions
June 24, 2011
Educational initiatives relating to science, technology, engineering and math are becoming increasingly important, as many future careers will necessitate some level of STEM understanding.
 
New library may access school technology New library planned for Virginia town
June 23, 2011
According to the Daily Republic, Alexandria, Virginia, and its school system will raise funds for the construction of a new library.
 
Studnet attentiveness increased by interactive whiteboards Interactive whiteboards installed in San Diego school district
June 23, 2011
The Lemon Grove school district in San Diego, California, was recently awarded a state-funded grant to enhance its teacher training and classroom technology, reported the Lemon Grove Patch.
 
Projectors may be purchased by technology grants Ohio schools spend grant money on new technology
June 23, 2011
According to the Toledo Blade, schools in the Perrysburg and Rossford districts of Ohio will use recently awarded grant money to train new teachers and buy the latest educational technology.
 
Teachers enact change at early education levels Technology training for Florida school teachers
June 22, 2011
High school teachers throughout the United States find their jobs much easier when incoming freshmen perform at grade level.
 
Schools in Oklahoma may soon improve education standards Oklahoma schools benefit from city-wide grants
June 22, 2011
The Muskogee Foundation in Oklahoma will soon donate money to many of its municipal institutions, including its school system.
 
New STEM grant has students thinking green Montana school's environmental program expanded by grant
June 22, 2011
Montana State University's Crow Education partnership program recently received $48,000 from the American Honda Foundation, reported Indian Country Media Network.
 
Illinois schools may use grant money for technology purchases Illinois school receives $4 million grant from the state
June 22, 2011
According to WJBD, the school district in Sandoval, Illinois, recently came into some money, which it will use to enhance the teaching capabilities of its educators and improve the overall experiences of its student body.
 
Education foundation investigates technology for California school Technology initiatives in California aided by special task force
June 21, 2011
The benefits of educational technology have prompted many to research and implement new devices in the classroom.
 
Students log on to a new computer technology course Computer technology class paid for by grant money
June 21, 2011
Students at Wausau West High School in Wausau, Wisconsin, will soon be able to sign up for a new computer sciences class, reported the Wausau Daily Herald.
 
Portable netbooks for middle school students and teachers Netbooks for teachers and students in West Virginia
June 20, 2011
According to the Herald Register, Trap Middle School in Glen Daniel, West Virginia, will provide netbooks to its students and teachers as part of a larger effort to integrate technology in the classroom.
 
Normal texts replaced by e-readers Students in New Jersey use advanced reading device
June 20, 2011
According to New Jersey Today, students at the Franklin School in Rahway, New Jersey, use educational technology when learning to read.
 
Tennessee students benefit from extensive grants Grants given to Tennessee school district
June 17, 2011
In an effort to support local education, the Maryville City Schools Foundation will provide its district in Maryville, Tennessee, with an extra $120,000, reported Blount Today.
 
College bound teens helped out by military college South Carolina military college awards STEM scholarships
June 17, 2011
The Citadel recently announced that is invested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
 
Grants prepare students for college Next Generation Learning Challenges announces grant recipients
June 16, 2011
Next Generation Learning Challenges program, a subsidiary of the Gates Foundation, is designed to prepare students for college, reported Mind Shift.
 
California schoolchildren eagerly await new iPads Oregon education department donates to middle school
June 16, 2011
After summer vacation, returning students to Weston Middle School in Weston, Oregon, will find iPads in their classrooms, reported the Union Bulletin.
 
College-bound seniors helped by Verizon Telecommunications provider invests in education of workers' children
June 15, 2011
According to TMCnet, Verizon recently donated $5,000 in scholarships to three college-bound students in Texas, all of whom were the children of company employees.
 
Educational technology boosts student confidence Underachieving schools in South Carolina to receive iPads
June 15, 2011
In an effort to improve state test scores and overall learning for students, three high schools in Charleston, South Carolina, will get iPads delivered to them through a federal grant, reported the Post and Courier.
 
Technology reaches out to high school students New technology helps students map the night sky
June 14, 2011
A $2,000 grant to purchase new iPads was given to Gerald Fetter of Council Rock High School in Holland, Pennsylvania, reported the Courier Times.
 
Interactive whiteboard the centerpiece of special education classroom Technology firm donates interactive whiteboard to California high school
June 14, 2011
Special education teachers across the country are considering the potential benefits an interactive whiteboard may deliver to their students.
 
More technology for Arizona students Arizona grants enhance school technology offerings
June 14, 2011
Recently, a substantial grant was delivered to 29 schools in Arizona through the Learning Grants by SRP program, reported the San Tan Valley Today.
 
Grants lead to more after school programs in West Virginia West Virginia after-school initiative receives federal backing
June 13, 2011
Educators know that learning does not end with the sounding of the final bell, as many schools throughout the country offer after-hour programs and activities.
 
Foundation expands grant program to more schools Pennsylvania grant program extends to additional counties
June 13, 2011
In the past, technology grants through the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation could only be awarded to teachers in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, reported the Record Herald.
 
Student attentiveness improved by technology Ohio college gets $100,000 technology grant
June 10, 2011
Wilimington College in Wilimington, Ohio, was one of the 11 colleges selected for statewide technology grants, reported the Wilimington News Journal.
 
Teachers use iPads to overcome language barriers Maine schoolchildren to use new learning devices
June 10, 2011
Students in Portland, Maine, may soon be at the forefront of the educational technology movement, reported the Forecaster.
 
Teahcers use technology to reach students with learning disabilities Technology improvement program awarded grant money
June 9, 2011
The desire to have educational technology in the classroom is now a need for many U.S. schools.
 
New technology needed by Oklahoma schools Oklahoma schools need technology to meet new education standards
June 8, 2011
Schools in Muskogee, Fort Gibson and Hilldale, Oklahoma, need to demonstrate they are technology-proficient in order to comply with state regulations, reported the Muskogee Phoenix.
 
National grant awards technology innovation National educational grant program undergoes revision
June 8, 2011
Investing in Innovation, a federal grant program intended to reward teacher creativity in the classroom, will soon be subject to a major overhaul, according to THE Journal.
 
Mobile devices, like the iPad, in store for Philadelphia schools Pennsylvania schools to improve learning through technology
June 7, 2011
The Hatboro-Horsham Educational Foundation recently awarded $100,000 to the local school district, located just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, reported PhillyBurbs.
 
Environmentally-conscious schools receive additional funding Education grants link STEM to the environment
June 7, 2011
Schools in New Jersey that are environmentally inclined may be able to qualify for educational grants, reported West Orange Patch.
 
Interactive whiteboards add technology to today's classrooms Education organization investigates interactive whiteboards
June 6, 2011
The next big thing in educational technology may be interactive whiteboards.
 
Technology training for Ohio teachers Ohio teachers trained in technology through education grant
June 3, 2011
In an effort to get their classrooms up to speed with the modern era, many teachers across the country are implementing education technology in their lesson plans.
 
Classroom technology promotes STEM education Grant empowers STEM program
June 3, 2011
Teachers nationwide recognize the importance of science, technology, engineering and math education for students looking to succeed beyond high school.
 
Education changes in store for Missouri school Missouri high school receives $4 million
June 3, 2011
Clarksdale High School in Clarksdale, Missouri, will soon undergo major changes, stated the Clarksdale Press Register.
 
Colorado school children learn through the iPad 2 Colorado middle school orders 600 iPad 2s
June 2, 2011
Due to the sheer number of students using mobile devices, educators at the Manitou Springs Elementary School in Manitou Springs, Colorado, have decided to make the iPad 2 a formal part of the learning environment, reported the Denver Post.
 
Los Angeles students receive STEM grants Oil company donates to Los Angeles county schools
June 2, 2011
Chevron recently gave schools in the South Bay area of Los Angeles additional funds for technology purchases, reported TMCnet.
 
Technology fundamentally changes education Technology changes overall education goals
May 31, 2011
As technology becomes a mainstay in classrooms throughout the United States, it is becoming clear to teachers that the devices are fundamentally changing the way society views education, reported the New Jersey Spotlight.
 
New program prepares students for college Ohio career center creates online STEM program
May 31, 2011
Before breaking into a field dealing with science, technology, engineering and math, students must undergo rigorous academic training.
 
Technology allows for remote education in the face of severe weather Technology may beat out snow days
May 31, 2011
Educators know how disruptive snow days are to the yearly school schedule, as those who have multiple days off often have to make up the hours lost in June.
 
Students enact eco-friendly initiatives National Science Foundation donates to Maine nonprofit
May 31, 2011
The Island Institute in Rockland, Maine, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation, reports the Bradenton Herald.
 
Students learning through technology display their new skills Utah students present technology progress to school official
May 31, 2011
The students at East Elementary School in Cedar City, Utah, recently put on a presentation for state superintendent Larry Shumway using new educational technology, reported the Spectrum.
 
Grants to help schools in need Federal grants to help raise Delaware test scores
May 27, 2011
Standardized tests are a reliable way to assess the educational processes of public schools, and those with low scores may have to revise their curricula.
 
In some cases, the students are the teachers Florida students display technological prowess
May 27, 2011
The students of Riverside Elementary School in Coral Springs, Florida, recently displayed how much technological aids have assisted their learning, reports the JC Floridian.
 
Education foundation hits the $1 million mark Education foundation reaches a milestone
May 27, 2011
The Aurora Area Community Foundation recently announced that it has passed the $1 million donation mark.
 
New library features technology uprgrades Wyoming library receives substantial donations from the state
May 27, 2011
According to the Daily Times, the proposed Swan Library in Albion, Wyoming, is set to receive a large degree of state funds.
 
Students on field trips to the science museum will find new devices to enhance their experience Boston museum receives grant for new technology kits
May 27, 2011
Field trips are a critical part of the learning experience, and, in many cases, the technology featured at these discovery centers is more varied than what most classrooms have at their disposal.
 
Returning students will find iPad 2s in their classrooms Students in Florida to use iPad 2s this fall
May 27, 2011
When students of the Jewish Academy in Orlando, Florida, return from their summer vacation, they will be greeted by new technology, reported Heritage.
 
Oklahoma schools receive a boost Impoverished school receives federal help
May 27, 2011
It may come as no surprise that schools need money to hire the best teachers - a notion that is widening the education gap between affluent and low-income areas.
 
Imaginative teachers reach students Ohio teacher awarded additional funding
May 26, 2011
Technology in the classroom may help innovative educators reach out to their students in new ways.
 
Teachers use technology to point out where students need improvement Technology grants enables teachers to track student progress
May 25, 2011
Teachers who seek to track their students' progress to make sure they are reaching grade-level standards may consider technological aids to simplify their efforts.
 
Utah school throws party, proceeds used to buy classroom technologies Utah foundation supports education with luau
May 25, 2011
The Washington County School District Foundation, based in Washington, Utah, has long supported local education initiatives.
 
North Carolina students receive STEM grants Verizon grant improves STEM performance in North Carolina
May 25, 2011
Verizon recently announced that, in order to get North Carolina schoolchildren up to speed in science, technology, engineering and math, it has launched a grant initiative to which any public school in the state can apply.
 
Classrooms to feature new technology Education grant awarded to graphics art lab
May 24, 2011
Schoolchildren in Niles, Illinois, will soon get to use the latest in classroom educational technology, reported the Niles Daily Star.
 
Technology may increase classroom participation Federal grants purchase iPads for Florida school
May 23, 2011
Some commercial technology devices are becoming useful tools in the classroom.
 
Technology guides Kentucky high school Struggling Kentucky high school to receive $1 million each year
May 23, 2011
There are many reasons why a school may exhibit poor academic performance, though state boards and superintendents often turn to school leadership to rectify the problem.
 
NJ schoolchildren receive technology grants New Jersey schools awarded 33 grants
May 23, 2011
Elementary, middle and high schools in Summit, New Jersey, recently received education grants totaling $357,000, according to NJ.com.
 
College students eager to receive technology aids Nebraska college's outreach program receives 750,000
May 20, 2011
Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska, recently received a technology grant that will benefit its Kaleidoscope project, reported the Chadron Record.
 
Grants make summer programs technology centered Educational grants promote scientific discovery
May 19, 2011
Cateret County Public Schools in North Carolina recently received a $25,000 grant from the Ribbon of Hope Foundation, reported the Jacksonville Daily News.
 
College students succeed through technology grants Bill Gates invests in student success
May 17, 2011
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education recently announced that it received a $1 million donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
 
Lego Mindstorm sets: The building blocks of robotics education LEGO robotics kits for North Carolina schools
May 17, 2011
A recent grant to Norris Childers Elementary in Lincoln, North Carolina, may change student perceptions of Lego building blocks from toys to actual classroom tools, reported the Lincoln Tribune.
 
College professors receive substantial research grants Education grant funds green research
May 17, 2011
Recently, ecological conservation has been a chief concern among scientists, prompting many in higher education to develop programs geared toward environmental learning.
 
MIT students ponder technology in a new facility Memorial grant builds MIT facility
May 16, 2011
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently opened the doors of a new facility that will house its school of management, reports the Hindu.
 
Indiana high school students log onto advanced technology Technology grants for Indiana high school
May 16, 2011
Back in 2010, the students and faculty of Munster High School in Munster, Indiana, worked together to qualify for an education grant.
 
Education grants in Massachusetts leaves students smiling Massachusetts foundation awards innovation
May 16, 2011
Technological aids in the classroom can greatly enhance a student's learning experience.
 
The best teachers in the state receive corporate grants South Carolina company awards education innovation
May 13, 2011
Businesses in the modern era now deploy technology solutions for many of their operations.
 
Shop class gets technology upgrade Lowe's donates computers to New York school district
May 13, 2011
Technology education will empower students to thrive in a variety of industries, and, according to Syracuse.com, home improvement retailer Lowe's is well aware of this fact.
 
Teachers learn to use new technology Technology training for Kansas teachers
May 12, 2011
Technological proficiency sometimes requires hours of training, and the costs of these educational programs can be quite steep.
 
Virginia teachers trained in technology Virginia college receives grant to train teachers
May 11, 2011
Sweet Briar College was recently awarded a $200,000 grant to train more than 100 teachers in Virginia, reported the News Advance.
 
Minneapolis schoolchildren ecstatic about $13 million dollar grants Major corporations donate to Minneapolis school districts
May 9, 2011
Four major corporations in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota recently donated $13 million to Minneapolis school districts, reported the Star Tribune.
 
Grants in Oklahoma focus on early eductaion Inasmuch Foundation grants $5.2 million to Oklahoma schools
May 9, 2011
There are various organizations throughout the country dedicated to improving the quality of education for all grade levels.
 
Ocean City schools will get e-readers Maryland public high schools to receive e-readers
May 6, 2011
According to the Ocean City Patch, the public library of Ocean City, Maryland recently awarded the local school district with a $30,000 grant.
 
Students line up for technology in Flordia Federal grant delivers iPads to elementary classrooms
May 6, 2011
A school district in Collier County, Florida, is now testing a pilot program that is designed to integrate iPads into education.
 
Special education students aided by interactive tablets Grant foundation introduces technology to the classroom
May 6, 2011
The Educare Foundation has been donating money to schools in Mankato, Minnesota, for the last 15 years.
 
California educators note the benefit of technology in the classroom California high school students excel through technology
May 6, 2011
Technology in the classroom not only helps engage students, it empowers them to seek more knowledge.
 
IBM awards forward thinking professors Tech company awards classroom innovation
May 5, 2011
Education technology is becoming a central part of many IT companies' business strategy.
 
College professors at SUNY give students a crash course in tech Technology prepares students for college
May 4, 2011
Due to several factors, some college-bound young adults may lack the experience they need to use technology to their advantage.
 
Students in Minnesota are excited for new technology in the classroom Minnesota school district upgrades technology
May 3, 2011
According to the St. Cloud Times, schools in St. Cloud, Minnesota, were recently awarded $22,000 by the Local Education Activities Foundation.
 
Colorado schools become high-tech Colorado school district receives $93,000 technology grant
May 2, 2011
According to the Holyoke Enterprise, the local school district was recently awarded with a $93,000 grant that will be used to bring its technology capabilities up to speed.
 
Technology brings students to the front of the class Grant delivers technology to at-risk students
May 2, 2011
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act seeks to help schools with funding issues secure the latest in educational technology.
 
Cedar Hill Elementary plans to purchase 25 iPads for fifth-grade students. New Jersey school to provide fifth graders with iPads
April 29, 2011
The Montville Education Foundation and Cedar Hill Home and School recently awarded Cedar Hill Elementary in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, $12,075 to invest in iPads for fifth-grade students, NorthJersey.com reports.
 
Teachers have until May 16 to apply for Turning Technologies educational grant. Turning Technologies to award education tech grants
April 28, 2011
Turning Technologies recently opened the application process for a program that will provide 10 teachers across the United States with grants to invest in new educational technology.
 
Elgin West Elementary recently purchased iPads to help special needs students communicate. iPads, iPods help autistic students communicate
April 28, 2011
Elgin West Elementary School in Elgin, Ohio, recently used a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation to provide special needs students with iPads and an iPod, the Marion Star reports.
 
The RCCF plans to use its grant to establish interactive learning technology centers. With multi-year grant, Indiana foundation looks to improve educational technology
April 27, 2011
The Rising Sun Regional Foundation recently awarded the Ripley County Community Foundation in southeast Indiana a multi-year grant to improve local students' educational experience through the use of technology.
 
With its latest grant, St. Charles schools will invest in classroom projectors and other technology. Illinois schools use grant for new technology
April 26, 2011
The Greater St. Charles Education Foundation in Illinois recently announced it has awarded more than $47,000 to local schools to improve technology and invest in other projects, the St. Charles Republican reports.
 
Edison Elementary will invest in technology that helps students develop writing and math skills. New technology benefits Illinois students with special needs
April 25, 2011
The District 205 Foundation recently awarded Edison Elementary School in Elmhurst, Illinois, with a $10,290 grant to invest in technology designed to help students with special needs develop math and writing skills, the Elmhurt Press reports.
 
Forward in the Fifth recently awarded $1,500 to three Kentucky school districts to improve educational attainment. Kentucky nonprofit awards grant to boost educational attainment
April 22, 2011
Schools in Pulaski County, Kentucky, were recently awarded $1,500 from a local nonprofit to help improve educational attainment, WYMT News reports.
 
Though it hasn't secured the funding, the Auburn, Maine school district plans to equip kindergarten students with iPad 2 devices. Maine school district approves iPad program for kindergarten students
April 22, 2011
The school district committee in Auburn, Maine, recently approved a measure to put Apple iPad 2 devices in the hands of kindergarten students, TMCnet reports.
 
Buchanan Community Schools is hoping a city bond will allow it to update aging technology. Michigan schools seek bond to upgrade facilities
April 21, 2011
As technology in the classroom continues to age, Buchanan Community Schools in Michigan are hoping a $31 million bond will enable it to replace outdated equipment, the Niles Daily Star reports.
 
Quaker Valley School District will use $250,000 to build an art corridor in its new middle school. Pennsylvania middle school uses grant to enhance technology, art education
April 21, 2011
The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently awarded Quaker Valley School District $250,000 to remodel a former administration space into a brand new arts corridor, the Sewickley Herald reports.
 
Boeing recently awarded $129,000 to the Education Foundation to invest in STEM studies. South Carolina schools get boost from Boeing grant
April 20, 2011
The Charleston Regional Business Journal recently reported that aerospace and defense corporation Boeing has donated $129,000 to help South Carolina schools improve student achievement in STEM studies.
 
A recent grant will aid a Wisconsin's school music program. New grant providing Wisconsin school with better advanced music classes
April 19, 2011
Recently, the St. Croix Central Elementary and Middle School in Roberts, Wisconsin, received a grant to further the music education of its students.
 
The Community College of the District of Columbia will invest $750,000 in new technology. Washington community receive grant to improve technology
April 19, 2011
In an effort to boost college completion, the Community College of the District of Columbia recently announced it has received a $750,000 grant to invest in new technology.
 
Davenport University will award three local nonprofits grants to improve technology. Michigan university pays it forward with technology grants
April 19, 2011
Davenport University in Livonia, Michigan, recently announced it will award several grants to local nonprofits to help improve technology, the Observer & Eccentric reports.
 
Some Rockingham County Schools students will receive laptops when they return to school next semester. North Carolina district to purchase laptops for high school students
April 18, 2011
When incoming freshmen and sophomores from Rockingham County Schools enter the classroom next semester, they will be awarded with new laptops, courtesy of a sizable grant from local nonprofit the Reidsville Area Foundation, GoDanRiver.com reports.
 
Illinois teacher Wendy Heeren is using e-readers to help students improve reading skills. Illinois teacher uses e-readers to improve literacy
April 18, 2011
In an effort to boost literacy rates in the 21st century classroom, Wendy Heeren, an elementary school teacher in Danville, Illinois, recently introduced e-readers to her fourth-grade students, the News Gazette reports.
 
Budget cuts for the U.S. Department of Education appear to be minor. New budget for Department of Education witnesses only slight cuts
April 14, 2011
The budget cuts for the U.S. Department of Education were handed down recently and, while they did reduce the department's allocated funds, the slashes were not as ample as many expected.
 
A new grant will help high school students in Kentucky prepare for collegiate courses. New education grants will help Kentucky's soon-to-be college students
April 13, 2011
Recently, Northern Kentucky University officials announced the school received a $25,000 grant to help prepare local students for collegiate courses.
 
Hope College recently received grants to further its science education. Michigan college receives grant to further science education
April 12, 2011
Recently, the Midland, Michigan-based Grace A. Dow Foundation donated $1 million to Hope College in Holland, Michigan to further the institution's science education.
 
Kentucky recently received education grants to improve its low-achieving schools. Kentucky receives $8.7 million education grant to boost low-achieving schools
April 12, 2011
Recently, the U.S. Department of Education awarded $8.7 million in education grants to Kentucky to boost teaching and learning capabilites at the state's schools.
 
Northeastern Junior/Senior High School plans to give iPads or laptops to all of its 550 students. Indiana school to provide iPads, laptops for all students
April 11, 2011
Northeastern Junior/Senior High School in Fountain City, Indiana, recently announced it will give iPads or laptops to each of its 550 students, thanks to a grant from the state's Department of Education, Pal-Item.com reports.
 
The American Public University System will use a $250,000 grant to enhance its online degree programs. APUS receives $250,000 from Gates Foundation
April 11, 2011
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently awarded the American Public University System, an online degree program institution, $250,000 to enhance learning through the Sakai learning management system.
 
Verizon recently donated $600,000 to Tufts University. Tufts University receives $60,000 grant from Verizon to build engineering program
April 11, 2011
Officials from the Verizon Foundation recently announced the organization has donated $60,000 to Tufts University to further the institution's educational programs.
 
Bill Gates' foundation recently donated funds to Missouri schools. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donates grants to Missouri universities
April 11, 2011
Missouri governor Jay Nixon recently announced the 13 public, four-year universities in the state will each receive a $250,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further student learning.
 
Google recently donated $1 million to Boston's Museum of Science. Boston's Museum of Science receives $1 million grant from Google
April 8, 2011
Officials at the Museum of Science in Boston recently announced that Google had awarded the institution a $1 million grant to further its educational efforts.
 
Two Arizona charter schools received grants to further their education. Two Arizona charter schools awarded education grants
April 7, 2011
Recently, two charter schools in Arizona were issued grants as part of the state's Charter School Incentive Program.
 
An elementary school in Indiana bought iPads with a recent grant. Indiana elementary school receives grants to upgrade technology
April 6, 2011
Recently, Columbia Elementary School in Rochester, Indiana, received a grant that the institution has used to upgrade its technology.
 
Recent grants will aid med students. Rhode Island Foundation issues grant for more than $87,000
April 5, 2011
Officials from the Rhode Island Foundation announced the organization recently awarded a grant to the Alpert Medical School, which is part of Brown University in Providence.
 
The American Cancer Society awarded generous amounts of grants for research and training. American Cancer Society issues grants for research and training
April 5, 2011
Officials from the American Cancer Society recently announced the nonprofit organization has awarded more than $51 million to 85 institutions across the country to aid research and training programs.
 
Keeping with district policies, many schools in Massachusetts are trying to replace old computers every five years. Massachusetts schools finding funding for new technology
April 5, 2011
Despite looming budget cuts, many schools in Massachusetts are pushing forward and investing in new technology for the classroom, the MetroWest Daily News reports.
 
The Pitman Education Foundation recently awarded local teachers with more than $5,000 in mini-grants. Nonprofit awards mini-grants to New Jersey teachers
April 4, 2011
The Pitman Education Foundation in Pitman, New Jersey, recently awarded local teachers with a series of "mini-grants" to fund various technology and other education projects, the Gloucester County Times reports.
 
Skype in the Classroom enables teachers to connect with one another to discuss the use of Skype for education. Skype in the Classroom connects teachers worldwide
April 1, 2011
Internet voice-calling services provider Skype recently announced the launch of a new program designed to enable teachers to collaborate with each other - even if they're on opposites sides of the globe.
 
Coronado High School will add 18 Mac computers to its computer lab next school year. California school uses $3 million to upgrade facilities
April 1, 2011
Coronado High School in California is using more than $3 million in grants to make several renovations to its campus, including facility improvements and technology upgrades, the Union-Tribune reports.
 
Schools in Minnesota will split a $500,000 to boost achievement in STEM studies. Minnesota schools split STEM grant
March 31, 2011
Kimball Area and Royalton high school in central Minnesota will share portions of a $500,000 grant to invest in programs that promote achievement in science, technology, engineering and math studies, the St. Cloud Times reports.
 
All Mount Vernon City students grade three through eight will receive laptops. Illinois school district provides laptops to students and teachers
March 31, 2011
A sign of the ever-growing importance of technology in the classroom, the Illinois State Board of Education recently awarded Mount Vernon City Schools, District 80 with a $658,500 grant to purchase new laptops, KFVS reports.
 
Despite budget cuts, the New York City Education Department is looking to set aside $542 million for new technology. In the face of budget cuts, New York schools look to increase technology
March 31, 2011
In an effort to boost online learning and bring classrooms into the 21st century, New York City's Department of Education plans to invest $542 million next year on new educational technology, the New York Times reports.
 
The Montgomery County Education Foundation recently awarded $16,155 for new technology and other projects. Nonprofit grant provides Indiana schools funding for new equipment
March 30, 2011
The Montgomery County Education Foundation in Indiana recently awarded local teachers with grants totaling $16,155 to invest in innovative programs and projects, JournalReview.com reports.
 
Despite a smaller annual budget, the Branchburg Board of Education has allotted funds to invest in new classroom technology. New Jersey board of education reduces budget; finds money for tech upgrades
March 29, 2011
Despite a smaller budget than in previous years, the Branchburg Board of Education is finding ways to ensure it can upgrade technology and introduce classrooms to the 21st century, the Messenger-Gazette reports.
 
The FCC's donation will provide Haralson County students with access to wireless internet both at school and at home. Georgia schools expand wireless capabilities with FCC grant
March 28, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission recently awarded Haralson County High School in Georgia $500,000 to continue its program to provide high-speed broadband internet for students both at school and at home, Times-Georgian reports.
 
The Union-Endicott Education Foundation recently awarded $16,000 to fund STEM and sensory integration projects. Nonprofit awards $16,000 to New York schools
March 28, 2011
The Union-Endicott Education Foundation in New York recently awarded grants totaling $16,000 to support two educational projects at local schools, News Radio WEBO reports.
 
The Verizon Foundation will provide $50,000 to Miami-Dade County schools to integrate its ThinkInfinity.org resource in the classroom. Verizon announces education grants for south Florida schools
March 28, 2011
Verizon Wireless' charitable wing, the Verizon Foundation, recently announced it is offering $50,000 in grants to help bring public schools in Miami-Dade County, Florida, into the 21st century with new technology.
 
Teachers of Southern Valley High School presented ideas to students in hopes of receiving portions of an $11,000 grant. Nebraska students distribute technology grant
March 28, 2011
While the school board or administrators usually determine how to money is spent, at Southern Valley High School in Oxford, Nebraska, it is the students who are deciding how to use an $11,000 technology grant, the Kearney Hub reports.
 
Despite a tight budget, Vacaville Unified School District has upgraded its technology by relying on grants and donations. In the face of shrinking budgets, California school still manages to upgrade technology
March 28, 2011
Vacaville Unified School District in Vacaville, California, is using grants and donations to invest in new technology and propel its classrooms into the 21st century, according to a recent Reporter article.
 
Bishop Canevin High School has launched a program to provide students with Apple iPads. Pittsburgh private school freshmen getting iPads
March 25, 2011
When Bishop Canevin High School freshmen in Pittsburgh enter high school this fall, they will be given brand new Apple iPads free of charge, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports.
 
The Lindale ISD Education Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $36,000 - the largest in the nonprofit's history. Texas nonprofit awards grants to benefit local teachers
March 25, 2011
Lindale Independent School District in Lindale, Texas, recently announced the Lindale ISD Education Foundation has awarded 44 local teachers with grants totaling more than $36,000 to spur innovative projects in the classroom.
 
Lithia Springs High School will need to make several adjustments to qualify for the School Improvement Grant. Troubled Georgia schools to pursue federal grant
March 24, 2011
The Douglas County Board of Education in Georgia recently approved a plan to pursue a federal grant that could provide up to $6 million over the next three years for school improvements, Powder Springs-Lithia Springs Patch reports.
 
To qualify for the School Improvement Grant, Asbury Park School District must prove it is willing to make significant changes. New Jersey school to compete for School Improvement Grant
March 24, 2011
In an effort to improve facilities in its high and middle schools, the Asbury Park School District in New Jersey is competing for a federal grant that could provide up to $6 million for the next three years, the Asbury Park Press reports.
 
The Sumner County Board of Education is seeking funds to upgrade classroom technology. Tennessee school district seeks funding for technology upgrade
March 23, 2011
The Sumner County Board of Education in Tennessee is looking for new resources to fund a major technology upgrade to all of its 46 schools by the 2014-15 school year, the Tennessean reports.
 
The Orangeburg Consolidated School District will install 66 interactive whiteboards before this year's end. South Carolina schools use grants for interactive whiteboards
March 22, 2011
Despite earlier apprehension that the school district would have to sacrifice spending on programs next year, the Orangeburg Consolidated School District in Cope, South Carolina, will actually expand its use of classroom technology, the Times and Democrat reports.
 
Mississippi school districts will soon compete for funding. Mississippi school district attempting to earn $7 million in grants
March 21, 2011
Low-performing schools in Mississippi districts will soon vie for federal grants to improve their school systems.
 
Retired teachers are donating scholarships to local students in New London, CT. Gone, but not forgotten: Retired teachers group donating scholarships
March 18, 2011
Officals from the New London County Retired Teachers Association announced the Connecticut-based group will award two $1,500 scholarships to local seniors.
 
Toyota recently awarded more than $5.2 million to eight schools. Toyota awards 8 educational grants
March 18, 2011
Toyota recently announced it has awarded more than $5.2 million in grants to eight educational organizations around the country.
 
A new grant will help nursing assistants better comprehend the English language. Grant aids nursing assistant program
March 17, 2011
Recently, Prince George's Community College, located in Largo, Maryland, received a $20,000 education grant in order to augment a nursing assistant program involving basic education students.
 
State Farm is now accepting applications for education grants. State Farm grant application process underway
March 17, 2011
Recently, officials from State Farm announced the application process is underway for schools seeking education grants. The State Farm Advisory Board issues grants ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 annually.
 
Jennie-O Turkey Store recently donated $85,000 to local schools to invest in new technology. Local food supplier donates $85,000 to Minnesota school
March 17, 2011
Willmar Public School District in Willmar, Minnesota, recently received a $85,000 grant from food products supplier Jennie-O Turkey Store to invest in new technology and other educational projects, the West Central Tribune reports.
 
The Coatesville Area School Board is considering using $120,000 to replace outdated computers. Pennsylvania school district debating technology upgrades
March 16, 2011
As the school district's older computers continue to age, the Coatesville Area School Board in Pennsylvania is considering using a federal grant to replace the outdated technology, the Daily Local News reports.
 
The majority of teachers believe technology plays a large role in a student's educational development. Study: Classroom technology improves educational development
March 11, 2011
A new study by Cisco found the vast majority of educators believe the presence of technology in the classroom can greatly affect a student's learning development and a teacher's ability to educate.
 
The Chillicothe City school district is seeking funding to improve its phone systems, among other things. Ohio school plans to pursue technology grant
March 10, 2011
The Chillicothe City school board in Ohio recently agreed to pursue a state grant that will enable it to more than $400,000 worth of technology in return for a $100,000 investment, the Chillicothe Gazette reports.
 
In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Vernier Software is donating $300,000 in educational technology grants. Software company celebrates 30th anniversary with educational grants
March 10, 2011
Scientific software developer Vernier Software & Technology recently announced it will award $300,000 to schools across the country to improve technology in the classroom.
 
President Obama praises innovative schools Obama: Educational technology investments can help public schools
March 8, 2011
In a speech to students and staff at a Boston magnet middle and high school noted for high academic standards and rates of students going to college, President Barack Obama praised the innovative methods of the teachers and use of modern classroom technology.
 
Portsmouth School District will receive $33,000 to fund projects that connect students to their community. New Hampshire charity awards $33,000 to local school district
March 7, 2011
Portsmouth School District in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, recently received a $33,000 grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to fund 10 innovative education projects, SeacoastOnline reports.
 
Obama will visit the TechBoston Academy to discuss innovation in the 21st century classroom. Obama to visit technology-focused school in Boston
March 7, 2011
The White House recently announced President Obama plans to visit a Boston-area public school that focuses on combining technology with academic programs when he is in the city this week, the Boston Globe reports.
 
Beaverton School District will use more than $20,000 to promote classroom innovation. Oregon nonprofit awards $20,000 to local schools
March 4, 2011
Nonprofit Beaverton Education Foundation recently awarded public schools in Beaverton, Oregon, 33 grants to promote innovation in the classroom, the Beaverton Valley Times reports.
 
Lexington City Schools plans to provide laptops to eighth- and ninth-grade students during the 2011-2012 school year. North Carolina school to use federal grant to purchase laptops
March 2, 2011
Lexington City school board in Lexington, North Carolina, is considering using a $895,804 federal grant to launch a laptop initiative for the 2011-2012 school year, the Dispatch recently reported.
 
Wilmington Montessori School will use a grant from the Verizon Foundation to purchase 12 laptops. Delaware school uses grant for new laptops
March 2, 2011
Wilmington Montessori School in Wilmington, Delaware, recently received a $17,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation to expand its use of innovative teaching methods in the classroom, Cecil Whig reports.
 
SRP said it will award up to $180,000 to Phoenix-area schools to enhance learning initiatives. Phoenix-area schools eligible for education grants
March 2, 2011
In an effort to enhance learning in the classroom, utilities provider SRP is encouraging Arizona teachers to apply for grants though its Classroom Conntections, the White Mountain Independent recently reported.
 
Alcatel-Lucent recently granted $6 million to fund the ConnectED initiative. New program aims at technology education in disadvantaged communities
March 1, 2011
Global telecommunications provider Alcatel-Lucent and nonprofit World Education recently announced a three-year initiative aimed at providing youth from disadvantaged communities with educational and digital skill training.
 
Two schools in Massachusetts received grants to further life sciences education. Two Massachusetts schools receive grants for life sciences education
February 28, 2011
Two schools in Massachusetts recently joined the increasing list of educational bodies receiving grants to further their teaching plans and capabilities.
 
Several Kentucky Universities received education grants to aid disabled students. Universities in Kentucky receive education grant to aid disabled students
February 28, 2011
A $2.2 million grant was recently awarded to a joint venture between Northern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky.
 
Schools in Massachusetts recently received grants to further life sciences education. Massachusetts techincal schools receive education grants
February 25, 2011
Both Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School and Blackstone Valley Region Vocational Technical High School, located in Marlborough and Upton, Massachusetts, respectively, recently received grants to further their life science education.
 
A nonprofit organization is offering grants for higher education. Nonprofit issues $3 million in higher education grants
February 24, 2011
USA Funds, a nonprofit created to help American families benefit from postsecondary education, announced it has issued more than $3 million in grants during the last quarter of 2010.
 
An Oregon chemical depot is awarding educational grants. Oregon chemical depot awarding education grants
February 24, 2011
URS, the company in charge of the Umatilla Chemical Depot, located in Hermiston, Oregon, will be awarding $10,000 in education grants to local schools to further education in the science, math and technology fields.
 
The Smithsonian and MIT are creating an interactive online mystery for students thanks to a recent grant. Grant allows Smithsonian, MIT to create interactive, educational online game for students
February 24, 2011
Beginning April 4, children ages 11 to 14 can begin taking part in a science-fiction interactive mystery event being conducted by the Smithsonian and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
 
An organization is awarding innovative governors with education grants. Organization offering grant to innovative governors
February 24, 2011
Currently, the Complete College America, a national nonprofit focused on increasing the number of Americans with college degrees, is offering $1 million grants to governors.
 
An Illinois arboretum received a grant to further its environmental education. Illinois arboretum receives grant to further environmental education
February 23, 2011
Recently, the Exelon Foundation awarded the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, with a grant for $100,00 to further the center’s environmental education.
 
Bill Gates' foundation awarded a New Hampshire school with an education grant. Bill & Melinda Gates awards $1.5 million grant to improve education
February 22, 2011
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently awarded a $1.5 million education grant to Measured Progress, a nonprofit based in Dover, New Hampshire.
 
New Orleans schools have benefited from a recent education grant. New Orleans using innovation grants to further education
February 22, 2011
The New Orleans school systems have been using a federal grant to improve their teaching abilities, while implementing more modern educational lessons.
 
A Massachusetts town received grants to help Massachusetts school receives grant to develop educational programs for ‘at-risk’ students
February 21, 2011
Wakefield High School, located in Wakefield, Massachusetts, recently received an education grant intended to help the school develop initiatives that aid “at-risk” students.
 
New grants will help further AIDS education in Tennessee. Tennessee nonprofit receives grant to further AIDS education
February 18, 2011
Recently, a nonprofit located in Tennessee was awarded $2 million to initiate and further AIDS education in the area.
 
Minnesota governor Mark Dayton recently proposed grant programs to aid schools in the state. Minnesota governor proposes education grants to spark innovation
February 17, 2011
In his latest proposed budget, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton included two education grant programs that will recognize schools showcasing innovation and achievement.
 
General Mills recently issued a generous grant to schools to promote healthy living. How sweet: General Mills awards $190,000 in grants to promote healthy education
February 16, 2011
As part of its initiative to promote healthy education to children, General Mills recently donated $190,000 in grants to various schools and districts in Georgia.
 
Qwest donated $25,000 to several South Dakota teachers. South Dakota schools receive $25,000 education grant from Qwest
February 16, 2011
Recently, Qwest awarded grants to teachers in schools across South Dakota, totaling $25,000.
 
Lowe's awarded a North Carolina elementary school with $5,000 to further education. North Carolina elementary school receives Lowe’s Toolbox education grant
February 15, 2011
As part of its nationwide program to further education in schools, Lowe’s announced recently it has awarded the Cameron Park Elementary School in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with a $5,000 grant.
 
2012 budget cuts will reduce the Pell Grants' funds by $20 billion. Children left behind? Pell Grant funding in danger
February 15, 2011
Recently, the U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, proposed and analyzed the education budget for 2012, which included some notable cuts.
 
A program awarded grants to a Maine-based organization to promote breast cancer education. Grant allows Maine town to further breast cancer education
February 15, 2011
Recently, the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program awarded the Healthy Community Coalition, located in Farmington, Maine, a $55,000 grant to spread breast cancer awareness and education.
 
The government's public school investment in 2009 saved more than 8,100 education jobs in Pennsylvania. Report: 8,100 Pennsylvania education jobs saved by 2009's public school investment
February 15, 2011
In 2009, the government approved a one-time, $100 billion investment in public schools nationwide, an investment that reportedly saved nearly 8,100 education jobs in Pennsylvania, according to a recent Post Gazette article.
 
Schools in South Carolina received grants to promote beautification education. South Carolina counties awarded grants to spread beautification awareness
February 15, 2011
Recently, several South Carolina schools, communities, local government organizations and others received grants worth close to $20,000 to dispose of litter, beautify their areas and spread awareness of environmental protection.
 
A New Jersey school board awarded an area with grants to further education. New Jersey school board awards Medford Lakes area with state grants
February 15, 2011
On Thursday, New Jersey governor Chris Christie's administration announced the state's School Development Authority has issued two grants to the Medford Lakes school district.
 
An Ohio foundation received $100,000 to promote education in four sectors. Ohio regional foundation receives $100,000 education grant
February 15, 2011
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, which represents 32 counties in the lower section of the state, recently received a $100,000 education grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
 
Dyersburg State Community College will use new video conferencing technology to connect to four local high schools. Tennessee college to use video conferencing tech to expand classrooms
February 15, 2011
Dyersburg State Community College in Dyersburg, Tennessee, will use a $343,580 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to invest in new distance learning technology that will benefit area high schools, WMC-TV.com recently reported.
 
Grants were recently awarded to promote green technology education. Grants allow Oklahoma programs to educate about going green
February 11, 2011
Six Oklahoma programs recently received nearly $3 million in federal stimulus grants intended to promote education about emerging green industries.
 
A Massachusetts education foundation recently awarded $12,000 in grants. Massachusetts town's education foundation issues more than $12,000 in grants
February 10, 2011
Recently, an independent nonprofit community organization located in Marlborough, Massachusetts, awarded nine of the town's schools more than $12,000 in grants.
 
The Teacher Development Grant from McCarthey Dressman will award teachers who demonstrate creative teaching instruction. McCarthey Dressman grants aim to boost education
February 10, 2011
The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation recently announced it has opened the application process for teachers and educators across the United States to receive grants for the 2011-2012 school year.
 
Verizon's grant will provide Pennsylvania schools with funds for a wide variety of projects. Verizon awards $287,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofits
February 10, 2011
In an effort to boost educational resources in schools, Verizon recently announced it has awarded 29 nonprofits throughout Pennsylvania grants totaling $287,500.
 
A Massachusetts town board is now accepting applications for education grants. Massachusetts school board now accepting applications for education grant
February 9, 2011
The Needham Education Foundation, based in Needham, Massachusetts, has set a deadline for those schools applying for its spring 2011 grants program.
 
The South Carolina Department of Education recently awarded a $103,000 grant. South Carolina school receives large education grant
February 9, 2011
Recently, the Crenshaw Charter School of Gaffney, South Carolina, which has yet to open, received an additional $103,000 grant to further the school's resources once students begin attending.
 
Schools in Ardmore, Oklahoma, are investing in new technology to bring classrooms into the 21st century. Oklahoma schools embracing 21st century technology
February 8, 2011
Schools in Ardmore, Oklahoma, are using the latest educational technology to bring their classrooms into the 21st century and provide students with access to new learning tools, the Daily Ardmoreite recently reported.
 
A Massachusetts town received a grant to further preschool curriculum. Grant allows Massachusetts town to hold literacy training
February 8, 2011
Recently, the staff at the Beverly Children's Learning Center completed an intensive training seminar focused on teaching literacy and math to children ages 3- to 5-years old.
 
North Folk Middle School will use its portion of a $110,054 grant to purchase 25 laptops. Virginia school district receives 18 grants
February 8, 2011
Shenandoah County Public Schools in Woodstock, Virginia, recently announced it has received 18 grants for a total of $110,054 to fund innovative school projects and invest in new equipment.
 
Bright House Networks will provide grants to teachers who have demonstrated innovative uses of technology in the classroom. Cable provider announces educational technology grant
February 7, 2011
Bright House Networks recently announced it will award K-12 educators in central Indiana who have demonstrated creative use of technology in the classroom with grants to fund innovative projects.
 
A California school district recently received an education grant for $112,000. California city schools receive $112,000 in education funding
February 7, 2011
Recently, the Petaluma Educational Foundation donated nearly $112,000 to various California city schools for the remaining
 
The Race to the Top contest recently granted $2.2 million to schools in Florida. Race to the Top grant aids Florida school county's education efforts
February 7, 2011
Recently, the School Board of Highlands County, Florida received approval from officials for its Race to the Top grant, which will provide the school system with nearly $2.2 million.
 
Wells Fargo recently donated aid for educational advancement. Wells Fargo issues aid for financial education
February 7, 2011
Recently, Wells Fargo granted $3,530 to the Pole Community Development Corporation to further financial education efforts among low and moderate-income commu
 
The Ithaca Public Education Initiative has funded more than $60,000 for public school projects. New York nonprofit awards $61,000 for education grants
February 7, 2011
Public schools in Ithaca, New York, are benefiting from $61,000 worth of grants to fund 77 different projects, ranging from reading to math and science, the Ithaca Journal recently reported.
 
Daphne High School used a $50,040 grant from the state of Alabama to invest in new technology. State grant enables Alabama school to go wireless
February 7, 2011
Daphne High School in Daphne, Alabama, recently used a $50,040 grant from the state's Public School and College Authority to introduce wireless technology throughout its facility, the Mobile Press-Register reports.
 
The University of Great Falls is receiving a $60,000 grant to boost its education program. University of Great Falls bolsters education with $60,000 grant
February 4, 2011
The push for greater education and higher learning standards continues across the nation.
 
Puget Sound Energy is awarding grants to schools with education programs about energy efficiency. Puget Sound offering education grants to schools and non-profit organizations
February 3, 2011
Recently, Puget Sound Energy announced it would be rewarding public schools and nonprofit organizations that have a focus on renewable energy with grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000.
 
Lowe's is donating grants to 14 schools in South Carolina. Lowe's awards education grants to 14 schools in South Carolina
February 3, 2011
As part of its "Toolbox for Education" program, Lowe's recently awarded 14 schools in South Carolina with education grants worth up to $5,000.
 
The Shrewsbury Education Foundation will donate $11,000 to fund projects not included in school budgets. Massachusetts nonprofit awards six grants to local schools
February 3, 2011
The Shrewsbury Education Foundation, a nonprofit in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, recently announced six grants to local schools to help fund innovative projects and the purchase of new classroom equipment, the Shrewsbury Chronicle reports.
 
A New Jersey medical center is donating $150,000 to help children with autism. New Jersey medical center awards grant to aid children with autism
February 3, 2011
Bayonne Medical Center in Bayonne, New Jersey, recently announced it will donate $150,000 over the next three years to the Simpson-Baber Foundation to help raise awareness about autism and also provide services to children with autism, the Hudson Reporter reports.
 
South Dakota officials are looking to cut education funding by 10 percent. South Dakota officials questioning fairness of education funding system in face of proposed budget cuts
February 2, 2011
Recently, members of the State Senate Education Committee in South Dakota voted 5-2 in favor of cutting education payments to smaller schools that have students enrolled from outside their districts.
 
A proposed bill in Maryland would cut education funding by an estimated 10 percent. Maryland officials stand up against proposed plan for education, road repair cuts
February 2, 2011
A recent spending plan put forth by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has many local officials upset and ready to protest its fairness, according to the Baltimore Sun.
 
Smartboards have recently been proven to be suitable for preschoolers. Study: Smartboard technology suitable for preschoolers, increasing skills
February 2, 2011
A recent study titled “Relationship of the TeachSmart Learning System with Literacy and Mathematics Outcomes for Preschoolers” has shown that not only are smartboards suitable for preschoolers, but it shows drastic results in certain areas.
 
Ohio received $400 million in education grants to boost teaching capabilities. Ohio to receive $400 million in education grants
February 2, 2011
Federal officials recently confirmed that Ohio will receive $400 million in education grants aimed to boost classroom learning and student growth as well as attracting and attaining valuable teachers.
 
Hawthorne Elementary is using technology to enhance the educational experience for underprivileged students. Montana school uses technology to help underprivileged kids
February 2, 2011
Educators at Hawthorne Elementary in Missoula, Montana, are utilizing cutting-edge technology to fuel development and educational experience for many underprivileged students, the Missoulian reports.
 
Six Rhode Island schools will receive grants, the majority of which will purchase new technology. Six Rhode Island schools benefit from grant
February 2, 2011
Six public schools in Barrington, Rhode Island, will soon outfit their classrooms with new technology and other equipment thanks to grants from the Barrington Education Foundation, East Bay Rhode Island reports.
 
Southington Public Schools recently used a $300,000 gift to invest in new technology. Connecticut schools use gift for new classroom technology
February 1, 2011
A gift from a generous resident of Southington, Connecticut, recently enabled the local school district to invest in new interactive technology for the classroom, the New Britain Herald reports.
 
Several international textbook publishers are taking steps to implement iPads in the classroom. Textbook publishers jumping on board with iPad
January 31, 2011
Signifying the increased importance educational institutions are putting on technology, textbook publishers are launching initiatives designed to put Apple iPads in the hands of students across the country.
 
Thirteen school districts in Montana will receive grants to invest in distance learning technology. Rural Montana schools receive grants for distance learning
January 30, 2011
U.S. senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester recently announced 13 rural school districts throughout Montana will receive grants totaling $961,464 to purchase new distance learning technology.
 
Many Edmond Public School teachers will use grant money to invest in new technology. Grants pave the way for new technology in Oklahoma schools
January 30, 2011
The Edmond Public Schools Foundation in Edmond, Oklahoma, recently awarded more than $76,000 for 67 grants through the school district, the Edmond Sun reports.
 
Highland Park Elementary will use projectors and document cameras to enhance its kindergarten classrooms. Projectors enhance kindergarten experience for Arizona school
January 30, 2011
Five teachers from Highland Park Elementary School in Gilbert, Arizona, recently received a $2,300 grant from the Gilbert Education Foundation to purchase new technology for their kindergarten classes, the Arizona Republic reports.
 
Danbury High School students will use iPods to listen to podcast reports on The Hunger Games. Local foundation awards Connecticut schools for innovative approaches
January 30, 2011
The Danbury Education Foundation in Danbury, Connecticut, is awarding five local schools a total of $11,000 to support innovative and creative programs aimed at enhancing the educational experience for students, News Times reports.
 
The Fremont Public School Foundation would like to put an overhead projector in every one of its classrooms. Nebraska school district receives boost from alumni
January 30, 2011
The Fremont Public School Foundation in Fremont, Nebraska, recently used a sizable grant from its alumni to purchase several overhead projectors for its classrooms, the Fremont Tribune reports.
 
Videoconferencing technology can allow teachers to take the educational experience beyond the classroom. New York schools share distance learning grant
January 30, 2011
The South Lewis Central School District in Turin, New York, recently received a $363,157 grant from the U.S. Department of Education, which it will use to expand its videoconferencing technology, the Watertown Daily Times reports.
 
Jackson State Community College will use videoconferencing technology to help local high school students earn college credit. Tennessee high school students use videoconferencing to earn college credit
January 30, 2011
A $480,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will enable Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tennessee, to invest in distance learning equipment, such as videoconferencing technology.
 
West Hempstead High School selected MacBook Pros for its art department, because the computers are popular with artists. New York school earns tech grant from Lowe's
January 28, 2011
Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation recently awarded West Hempstead High School in New York a $4,475 grant, which the school will use to purchase new computers for its Related Arts department, the Long Island Herald reports.
 
Videoconferencing allows teachers to move the lesson plan beyond of the classroom. Maine school uses grant to boost teleconferencing
January 28, 2011
Regional School Unit 12 in Whitefield, Maine, was recently selected as one of 10 schools in the state to receive a sizable grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in an effort to improve teleconferencing capabilities in the classroom, the Kennebec Journal reports.
 
Panther Elementary will soon purchase 60 computers for a mobile lab. Michigan school approves purchase of 60 computers
January 28, 2011
Officials at Panther Elementary in Addison, Michigan, continued their focus on incorporating technology in the classroom when the Addison Community School Board recently approved a the purchase of a mobile computer lab, the Daily Telegram reports.
 
Eleven New Mexico teachers recently benefited from a $50,000 grant from the Qwest Foundation. Albuquerque teachers receive funding through Qwest Foundation
January 27, 2011
The Qwest Foundation recently announced it has awarded $50,000 to the Albuquerque Public Schools Foundation in New Mexico to support educators who use technology to improve the learning and teaching experience in the classroom.
 
Southwest Middle School in San Diego recently used a grant to purchase 300 laptops for seventh grade students. San Diego middle school purchase laptops with grant money
January 27, 2011
Southwest Middle School in San Diego, California, recently put its portion of a $1 million district-wide grant to good use when it purchased laptops for every seventh grade student to use in the classroom, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
 
President Obama recently reiterated his position to enhance education through the Race to the Top program. Innovation needed in school system, Obama says
January 27, 2011
During his most recent State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his goal of improving education, stating that both innovation and investment in America's schools are needed to make this happen.
 
The Kentucky Environmental Education Council is offering students a chance to win $800 to support eco-friendly projects in school. State grant encourages Kentucky student to go green
January 26, 2011
Students in Kentucky have the opportunity to earn their schools money while also increasing energy efficiency by applying for an energy-saving grant from the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, the Associated Press recently reported.
 
The Cape Girardeau school board recently approved a proposal to purchase 76 computers. Missouri school pursuing tech grant
January 26, 2011
In an effort to enhance its resources and implement more technology in the classroom, the Cape Girardeau School District in Missouri is pursuing a sizable grant from the state, the Southeast Missourian recently reported.
 
Students at Webb School in Tennessee will be required to use tablet computers in class next year. iPads mandatory for Tennessee private school
January 26, 2011
While most educational institutions consider having access to tablet computers in the classroom a luxury, one private school in Knoxville, Tennessee, is making the technology mandatory.
 
Students will be able to use iPod Touch devices to create podcasts and take notes. Grant provides Texas school district with Apple technology
January 25, 2011
Zavalla Independent School District in Angelina County, Texas, recently used a hefty grant from Region 7 Education Services Center to provide its seventh- and eighth-grade students with Apple iPod Touches and MacBooks, the Lufkin Daily News reports.
 
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide up to $10 million of investment capital to develop educational technology. Gates Foundation announces next wave of tech grants
January 24, 2011
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently announced its education technology program, Next Generation Learning Challenges, will release its next round of grants to promote the use and development educational technology.
 
Lincoln Street School will use a $500 grant to purchase eReaders for students. eReaders enhance studies for California school
January 24, 2011
The Walmart Foundation recently awarded Lincoln Street School in Red Bluff, California, a $500 grant, with which the school plans to provide its students with eReader devices, Red Bluff Daily News reports.
 
Mueller Magnet School will use a $2 million federal grant to increase its focus on STEM studies. Kansas school uses federal funding to rebrand itself
January 21, 2011
Mueller Magnet School in Wichita, Kansas, was recently awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, which it will use to invest in new technology and establish itself as a STEM school, KSN.com reports.
 
The ClassLink Launch program will enable Hawthorne Elementary students to connect to school servers from home. New Jersey school uses grant to improve connectivity
January 20, 2011
Hawthorne Elementary School in Teaneck, New Jersey, was recently awarded $10,000, with which it will invest in technology and a program that provides students with around-the-clock access school servers, NewJersey.com reports.
 
Asus will award $12,000 worth of equipment to two UK schools for their innovative use of technology. Asus recognizes schools for educational innovation
January 19, 2011
Two schools in the UK were recently recognized by Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Asus for their innovative use of technology in the classroom.
 
California State University, Monterey Bay will provide scholarships for students interested in pursuing special education careers. Grant aids special education training
January 18, 2011
California State University, Monterey Bay recently received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote careers in special education and invest in new technology to provide students with access to online courses and videoconferencing, the Monterey County Herald reports.
 
The Idaho state superintendent recently outlined a plan to implement more technology in schools. Idaho schools aim to improve technology in classroom
January 17, 2011
Educators from Idaho Falls School District in Idaho are seeking to integrate more technology in the classroom in an effort to expand their resources and utilize more innovative teaching methods, Local news 8 recently reported.
 
Washington County Public Schools will receive $3.1 million from the Race to the Top program. Maryland school district to receive $3.1 million from federal government
January 17, 2011
In a rare instance of good news getting better, schools in Washington County, Maryland, recently learned they were receiving more money than expected from the U.S. Department of Education's Race to the Top grant program, Herald Mail reports.
 
Participation in organizations like the Boys & Girls Club can help keep kids from engaging in risky behavior. Best Buy awards $10,000 tech grant to Boys & Girls Club in Arkansas
January 14, 2011
The Boys & Girls Club of Van Buren, Arkansas, is set to receive $10,000 from the Best Buy Children's Foundation to support the use of technology within the organization, the City Wire reports.
 
Hy-Vee Food Stores will donate 200 interactive whiteboards throughout the Midwest. Grocery chain donates interactive whiteboards to Iowa schools
January 13, 2011
Supermarket chain Hy-Vee Food Stores recently awarded five schools in Des Moines, Iowa, interactive whiteboards as part of its Smartpoints competition throughout the Midwest, the Des Moines Register reports.
 
The Oldham County Education Foundation celebrated its most generous year by donating $20,000 to local schools. Local foundation provides funding for Kentucky schools
January 13, 2011
The Oldham County Education Foundation in Buckner, Kentucky, recently awarded nearly $20,000 to local schools through its annual Pyramid Awards grants to fund projects proposed by teachers, the Courier-Journal reports.
 
Olive Peirce Middle School will use a $5,000 grant to purchase new educational technology. Cox Communications awards San Diego-area school $5,000
January 12, 2011
Olive Peirce Middle School in Ramona, California, recently received $5,000 to invest in new classroom technology from Cox Communications through the Cox Kids Foundation's Innovation in Education program, the Ramona Sentinel reports.
 
Tolleson Elementary and Tolleson Union school districts are sharing a federal grant to invest in new technology. Arizona school districts split $338,000 technology grant
January 11, 2011
Two school districts in Tolleson, Arizona, are sharing a one-time $338,000 grant to purchase new educational technology that aids the development of reading skills for students, the Arizona Republic reports.
 
American schools have the opportunity to win a new wireless computer lab through CDW Government and Discovery Education's sweepstakes. CDW, Discovery Education announce technology sweepstakes
January 11, 2011
Schools across the United States have the opportunity to win a new computer lab and a number of other educational technology with the recently announced Win a Wireless Lab sweepstakes from CDW Government and Discovery Education.
 
The Richmond County Schools Education Foundation will use a $25,000 grant to invest in new technology for Rockingham Middle School. Local organizations contribute aid North Carolina school
January 10, 2011
The Richmond County Schools Education Foundation in North Carolina is recruiting local organizations to make donations and boost the use of technology in the classrooms, the Richmond County Daily Journal reported.
 
A Massachusetts teacher was able to create an interactive whiteboard using a computer, a Wiimote and a projector. Massachusetts teacher creatively rigs interactive whiteboard
January 10, 2011
Proving what one can do with a few dollars and a lot of ingenuity, a history teacher at Plymouth South High School in Plymouth, Massachusetts, recently created an interactive whiteboard using primarily equipment found in most classrooms.
 
Alaskan schools could win grants of $10,000 to invest in technology. Alaska holds competition to promote educational technology
January 6, 2011
The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development recently invited educators to participate in a statewide contest aimed at promoting the use of technology in the classroom.
 
Cape Christian School will use a $11,000 grant from McDonald's to upgrade its computer lab. McDonald's grant allows Missouri school to update computer lab
January 6, 2011
Fast food giant McDonald's recently awarded Cape Christian School in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, more than $11,000 to invest in upgrades to its computer lab, the Southeast Missourian reports.
 
Eleven Florida schools will receive a total of $25 million from the federal government as part of the Race to the Top program. Eleven Florida school districts named Race to the Top winners
January 6, 2011
The Florida Department of Education recently announced 11 school districts throughout the state will receive grants totaling $25 million from the federal government's Race to the Top program.
 
Iowa Western Community College will use a $100,000 grant to enhance its computer information technology department lab. Iowa community college uses grant to invest in IT studies
January 5, 2011
Google recently awarded $100,000 to Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs to invest in new equipment for its computer information technology department lab, the Omaha World-Herald reports.
 
The Onalaska Foundation for Educational Excellence recently awarded more than $5,600 for innovative projects. Nonprofit grant funds projects for Wisconsin schools
January 3, 2011
Public and private schools in Onalaska, Wisconsin, will be able to fund 10 innovative projects thanks to a $5,600 grant provided by the Onalaska Foundation four Educational Excellent, the Courier-Life recently reported.
 
The largest grant provided by the Oak Grove School Education Foundation went to the purchasing of 21 iPod Touches. Nonprofit provides funding for local Illinois schools
December 30, 2010
The Oak Grove School Education Foundation in Libertyville, Illinois, recently awarded six grants totalling more than $12,000 to fund projects in the district's elementary and junior high schools, the Libertyville Review reports.
 
St. Mary's County Public School District plans to install more interactive whiteboards by the end of the year. Maryland schools utilizing interactive whiteboards
December 30, 2010
Hundreds of classrooms at St. Mary's County Public School District in Maryland are currently using interactive whiteboards to enhance students' learning experience, and more are expected to be installed by the end of the year, Southern Maryland Newspapers recently reported.
 
Schools across California are using funds obtained through a lawsuit to invest in new technology. California schools use lawsuit money for technology
December 30, 2010
More than 7,000 schools across California will share a $25 million grant to invest in new technology, the state's Department of Education recently announced.
 
The Township of Boonton Board of Education is considering an initiative that would promote environmentally sustainable practices. New Jersey school district considers green program
December 30, 2010
The Township of Boonton Board of Education in New Jersey recent took an interest in environmental sustainability and agreed to discuss a program to implement green practices and technology, Neighbor News reports.
 
Houston Baptist University will use a $1.5 million grant to upgrade its technology and communications systems. Texas university uses $1.5 grant to upgrade technology infrastructure
December 29, 2010
Philanthropic organization Houston Endowment recently awarded Houston Baptist University in Texas $1.5 million to upgrade information technology and communications systems, FortBendNow.com reports.
 
Sierra Sands Unified School District will invest $50,000 in new technology and teacher training. California school awarded $50,000 tech grant
December 29, 2010
The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the Sierra Sands Unified School District of Ridgecrest, California, a grant of $50,000 to invest in new classroom equipment as part of its Enhancing Education Through Technology program, the Daily Independent reports.
 
Optimum Lightpath awarded $10,000 to 10 New Jersey schools for new technology. Telecom awards New Jersey schools technology grants
December 28, 2010
Telecommunications provider Optimum Lightpath recently announced it has awarded 10 New Jersey schools with $10,000 each to invest in new technology for the classroom as part of its first Transforming Education with Technology program.
 
Etowah County School District will use a $113,000 grant to purchase 21st century classroom technology. Alabama school receives federal grant for new tech
December 28, 2010
The Etowah County School District in Gadsden, Alabama, recently received $113,000 from the federal government to invest in technology that improves students' reading and digital literacy skills, the Gadsden Times report.
 
All schools associated with the Central Board of Secondary Education in India will be required to have digital classrooms. Indian school board establishes technology directive
December 27, 2010
The Central Board of Secondary Education in India recently issued a directive that will require all associated schools to integrate digital technology into their classrooms, the Times of India reports.
 
The Provident Bank Foundation's $13,000 donation will fund technology and classroom equipment purchases. Bank provides New Jersey schools funds for new equipment
December 27, 2010
The Provident Bank Foundation recently donated $13,000 to help fund new technology and classroom supplies for school in Middlesex County, New Jersey, MyCentralJersey.com reports.
 
Technology in the classroom can provide students with additional resources and create a environment where they are eager to learn Five New Jersey schools receive grants from education foundation
December 23, 2010
The Madison Education Foundation recently announced it has awarded 22 grants for a total of $45,500 to benefit five schools in Madison, New Jersey, Independent Press reports.
 
Math, science, language arts and social studies teachers will receive three years of intensive professional development training from eMints. Alton Junior High chosen to participate in technology study
December 23, 2010
Next fall, Alton Junior High will be one of 60 schools throughout rural Missouri to benefit from a $12 million federal grant secured by the University of Missouri for an educational technology study and training program, WideAreaNews.com reports.
 
Remark Group provide the Nenegate School with information about the latest educational technology. UK school benefits from tech company's expertise
December 22, 2010
IT communications company Remark Group recently assisted the Nenegate School in Eastfield, Peterborough, put together a timetable for implementing new technology in the classroom.
 
Edmond Public Schools plans to install interactive whiteboards in all its classrooms by 2012. Renovations bring new technology to Oklahoma schools
December 22, 2010
In addition to freshly painted walls, Edmond Public Schools classrooms in Oklahoma will soon see an array of new technology throughout the district, the Edmond Sun reports.
 
Quincy School District in Illinois received federal funding to bring its classrooms into the 21st century. Federal grant allows Illinois schools to create digital classrooms
December 21, 2010
Junior and high school in Quincy, Illinois, are using funding received from the federal government to invest in new technology and bring their classrooms into the 21st century, the Quincy Herald-Whig recently reported.
 
Ashland Independent School District plans to up the software and operating systems on all its computers. Kentucky school district aims for 'smart classrooms' by 2012
December 21, 2010
The Ashland Independent School District recently announced it is upgrading its educational technology and installing "smart" instructional equipment in every classroom by 2012, the Independent reports.
 
The Qwest Foundation has awarded JFK High School nearly $10,000 to invest in new technology. JFK High School boosts writing skills with iPads
December 21, 2010
When the spring semester begins in January, students at John F. Kennedy High School in Mt. Angel, Oregon, will have new 13 Apple iPads to enhance their writing skills, the Woodburn Independent reports.
 
Technology is now one of 16 items considered by the U.S. Department of Education when issuing grants. Federal government adds technology as priority for grants
December 21, 2010
Starting in January, technology will officially be among the new priorities considered by the U.S. Department of Education when issuing grants.
 
Granada Middle School is asking students, parents and others to sending text messages to Pepsi, so it can win $250,000 for new technology. California school enlists public to help win Pepsi grant
December 17, 2010
Officials at Granada Middle School in Whittier, California, have called on its local citizens to help win a national contest sponsored by Pepsi that will allow it to purchase new technology for the classroom, Whittier Daily News reports.
 
Best Buy Canada has awarded 15 schools $20,000 each to invest in new technology. Best Buy awards tech grants to 15 Canadian schools
December 17, 2010
Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Canada recently announced it has awarded a total of $250,000 in technology grants to 15 schools throughout the country.
 
CDW Canada recently announced its third annual Teaching with Technology contest. CDW Canada launches classroom technology contest
December 16, 2010
Technology solutions provider CDW Canada recently announced the launch of its third annual Teaching with Technology Story Contest and Sweepstakes, which gives education providers the chance to enhance their institutions through cutting-edge classroom technology.
 
Tierney Brothers will provide the school with an interactive smart board, video equipment and a classroom projector. Dakota County school wins Minnesota technology prize
December 16, 2010
Electronic equipment manufacturer Tierney Brothers recently announced it has awarded its 2010 Clasroom of the Future Technology Grant to Dakota County Alternative Learning School in Rosemont, Minnesota.
 
Kelly Middle School will purchase 12 iPads and 3 laptops using funds received from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut. Connecticut school to boost classroom technology through grant
December 15, 2010
Kelly Middle School in Norwich, Connecticut, will receive a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut to invest in new technology for the classroom, the Norwich Bulletin reports.
 
Students at the Benedictine Academy participated in a virtual tour of the Museum of Russian Icons. New Jersey school uses technology for virtual museum tour
December 14, 2010
Students from the Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, New Jersey, recently expanded their classroom beyond its four walls by utilizing technology to take a virtual tour of the Museum of Russian Icons more than 200 miles away in Clinton, Massachusetts.
 
School districts in East Central Texas are investing in new technology to enhance the learning experience. Texas schools embracing new technology
December 13, 2010
Teachers and students alike at College Station and Bryan school districts in East Central Texas are growing more enthusiastic about learning as new technology continues to appear in their classrooms, the Eagle reports.
 
A teacher in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, is using videoconferencing to connect Spanish classes. Kentucky schools use videoconferencing to connect classrooms
December 13, 2010
A Spanish teacher in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, is using an experimental videoconferencing technique to broaden her resources and teach one class in two places simultaneously.
 
Technology is particularly important for students who are deaf or hard of hearing because they must learn in both American Sign Language and English. Verizon donates $5,000 to Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
December 9, 2010
The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf in Germantown, Pennsylvania, recently announced it has received a $5,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to purchase new classroom technology for students who are deaf or head of hearing.
 
Wolf Branch Middle School received 20 notebook computers, an interactive whiteboard and an overhead projector from the Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. Illinois middle school receives major technology upgrade
December 8, 2010
Wolf Branch Middle School in Swansea, Illinois, was recently awarded a brand new computer lab, courtesy of a sweepstakes sponsored by Discovery Education and CDW Government.
 
The Calling All Teachers campaign has provided almost $55,000 in funding to more than 90 teachers in East Tennessee. Tennessee teachers receive funding for classroom projects
December 7, 2010
Telecommunications provider U.S. Cellular recently awarded 10 Blount County teachers in East Tennessee with a total of nearly $12,000 to fund projects and purchase new equipment for the classroom, Blount Today reports.
 
The San Diego Unified School District will use grant money to fund technology programs for sixth and seventh grade students. San Diego schools receive $1 million for new technology
December 7, 2010
The federal government has awarded the San Diego Unified School District a $1 million grant to fund the purchase of education technology and help prepare students for college.
 
The Palm Springs Unified School District is purchasing 210 iPads for its high schools. Southern California high school using grant for iPads
December 6, 2010
The Palm Springs Unified School District in Southern California is pouncing on the recent trend of getting new technology in the hands of students by purchasing 210 Apple iPads for high school students, the Desert Sun reports.
 
Three Whittier-area schools will receive a combined total of more than $1 million from the federal government to fund investments in new technology. California schools boost college-readiness with technology
December 3, 2010
Three schools districts in the Los Angeles area will receive a combined total of more than $1 million from the federal government to fund investments in new classroom technology.
 
U.S. Cellular awarded St. Louis-area teachers with new equipment, including a classroom projector. U.S. Cellular awards St. Louis-area teachers new equipment
December 2, 2010
Telecommunications provider U.S. Cellular recently awarded 15 teachers in Warren and St. Charles counties in Missouri with new classroom equipment as part of its Calling All Teachers campaign, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
 
Educators have found interactive technology, such as an iPad, a laptop computer or an HDMI projector, in the classroom can provide additional tools to help engage students and encourage participation. Volunteers raise funds for technology upgrades in Massachusetts school
November 30, 2010
A Massachusetts volunteer group recently presented a giant check of $42,500 to Braintree Public School District superintendent Peter Kurzberg to invest in new technology and teacher grants, the Boston Globe reports.
 
An smartboard is a touch sensitive whiteboard that is used in conjunction with a computer and a classroom projector. Vancouver school district hopes to put interactive whiteboard in every classroom
November 30, 2010
An inner-city school in New Westminster, British Columbia, is looking to boost student education and its reputation by implementing interactive smartboards in each of its classrooms.
 
Through MegaMeeting.com, educators can connect classrooms throughout the district to conduct shared lessons. Video feeds can be enhanced by using the technology in conjunction with a classroom projector. Louisiana schools use videoconferencing to unite classrooms
November 30, 2010
The Grant Parish School Board in Louisiana has implemented a videoconferencing system into classrooms to expand student resources and enhance communication efforts between the district's nine public schools.
 
Every classroom at MCCC is installed with smart technology, including an interactive whiteboard, a computer and a classroom projector. Technology integration earns Pennsylvania college high marks
November 30, 2010
Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania recently an A+ rating from the Center for Digital Education and Converge Online for its implementation of technology in the classroom, the Pottstown Mercury reports.
 
ABC+ is taking donation requests for the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District. Requests range from small items, such as pencils, to new technology, such as a classroom projector. California booster club launches academic wish list for school district
November 30, 2010
The Santa Ynez Valley Academic Booster Club Plus recently rolled out an initiative to provide classrooms with materials they may not otherwise be able to afford, the Lompoc Record reports.
 
Teachers can connect their laptops to an HDMI projector to create learning experiences that provide students with skills they will use in the future. New York school district uses grant for MacBooks, professional development
November 29, 2010
The Rome City School District in New York will use a $125,000 grant to invest in new laptops for student and extensive technology training for teachers, the Observer-Dispatch reports.
 
Educators have found connecting a laptop to an HDMI projector can provide teachers with an additional teaching tool. Five North Dakota schools awarded grants for new technology
November 29, 2010
The North Dakota Educational Technology Council and the Qwest Foundation recently announced teachers from five schools across the state will receive $5,000 to invest in new classroom technology or programs.
 
Many schools are emphasizing technology, such as laptop computers and smartboards, in conjunction with an HDMI projector, to offer students an interactive learning environment. South Carolina school recognized for technology initiative
November 29, 2010
The Marion School District 7 in South Carolina was recently honored by the SC EdTech 2010 conference for its effort to promote educational technology in the classroom, SCNow reports.
 
Teachers in the Tupelo Public School District are taking advantage of their new MacBooks by connecting them to a classroom projector to display lecture notes. Technology initiative impacts Mississippi school district
November 29, 2010
A new initiative to provide high school and middle school students with laptop computers is having significant impact in the classrooms of the Tupelo Public School District in Tupelo, Mississippi, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports.
 
Students at West Madison Elementary ran more than 800 miles to raise money for new technology, include a classroom projector. Alabama students run to raise funds
November 29, 2010
Students at West Madison Elementary in Madison, Alabama, recently ran more than 800 miles and raised more than $19,000, which will be invested in new classroom technology, the Madison County Record reports.
 
Teachers at Western Washington University have found using interactive technology in conjunction with a classroom projector can encourage student participation in lectures. University student in Washington use technology to promote class interaction
November 29, 2010
Professors at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, are turning to interactive technology to encourage student participation in their lectures.
 
Students at the Village School in Marblehead, Massachusetts recently urged their school board to invest in new classroom projectors. Massachusetts students urge school board for projectors
November 24, 2010
The Marblehead School Committee recently listened to pleas from a group of sixth-graders to invest in new classroom projectors at the Village School in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
 
Teachers in Troy, Alabama, will be able to use interactive whiteboards, connected to a document camera or an overhead projector, to display video and images. Alabama school district to receive new classroom technology
November 23, 2010
The Troy City School Board in Troy, Alabama, recently approve a $718,841 bid to install new technology in district classrooms, the Troy Messenger reports.
 
Five first grade classrooms in Houma, Louisiana, will receive interactive whiteboards, which can be used in conjunction with an overhead projector to promote student participation. Louisiana first lady demonstrates interactive technology for first grade class
November 23, 2010
First grade students at Mulberry Elementary in Houma, Louisiana, recently got a firsthand look at the new technology that will soon be installed in their classrooms, presented by the state's first lady Supriya Jindal, the Tri-Parish Times reports.
 
Teachers can use an overhead projector in conjunction with an interactive whiteboard to create a hands-on learning experience for students. Oklahoma schools receive 'intelligent' technology
November 22, 2010
A 2009 bond issue is helping schools in Norman, Oklahoma, upgrade their classrooms and build additions to facilities, the Oklahoman recently reported.
 
Connecting interactive technology, such as a document camera, to a classroom projector can introduce students to different learning strategies. Illinois schools receive funds from nonprofit
November 19, 2010
A nonprofit foundation recently announced it will fund 19 grant requests to help improve schools in Geneva, Illinois, the Kane County Chronicle reports.
 
Interactive technology, such as a computer, connected to a classroom projector can encourage student participation. Illinois teachers receive donation from U.S. Cellular
November 17, 2010
Telecommunications company U.S. Cellular recently awarded three Illinois teachers with donations to help fund technology projects in their classrooms, the GateHouse News Service reports.
 
Tim Fisher said his new document scanner will allow him to review assignments on a classroom projector. Donation website provides Iowa teacher with new technology
November 12, 2010
Math teacher Tim Fisher from Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently received a new $800 document scanner for his classroom courtesy of an online donation website, KCRG-TV9 reports.
 
Portsmouth elementary school teachers are integrating technology into their classrooms to enhance everyday lesson plans. New Hampshire teachers integrating technology to advance everyday lesson plans
November 11, 2010
Just as technology, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, is becoming indispensable to the lives of many professionals, so are elementary school teachers in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, finding new technology to be a vital aspect in the 21st century classroom, Sea Coast Online recently reported.
 
Students at Aston Business School will have an opportunity to experience life as a financial trader through a financial trading room simulation. English university to host simulated stock trading demonstration
November 10, 2010
The Aston Business School in Birmingham, England, will host a simulated financial trading room demonstration powered by Thomson Reuters on November 10 to help give postgraduate students a feel for life as a financial trader.
 
Using Apple’s iPad, students at Richmond High School will have access to the internet without having to leave their desks. Grant brings new technology to Indiana high school
November 8, 2010
Richmond High School in Richmond, Indiana, recently received a grant that will provide iPads to Jeremy Hill's English classroom, the Palladium Item reports.
 
By connecting a laboratory computer to an overhead projector, professors at Virginia Tech can involve more students in lab lectures. Virginia Tech updates laboratory technology
November 5, 2010
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia recently unveiled a new, high-end update to its computer-aided design lab in Randolph Hall.
 
Rather than redecorate her classroom, Lexington Elementary School teacher Claudia Heuser decided to outfit her room with new technology. Makeover turns old Bay Area classroom into technology hub
November 3, 2010
A $10,000 makeover has enabled Lexington Elementary School teacher Claudia Heuser to turn her 50-year-old classroom into one of her school’s most technologically advanced.
 
Carolyn Daniels said using technology, such as a computer or overhead projector, in her classroom energizes her students and helps them think outside the box. Connecticut teacher wins technology award
November 3, 2010
A teacher at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Meriden, Connecticut, recently received an award for her efforts to enhance student learning through the implementation of technology in the classroom, the Meriden Record Journal reports.
 
Hope College increased its sustainability report card grade by increasing its focus on energy conservation and environmental planning. Hope College improves sustainability grade
November 2, 2010
With increased focus on energy conservation and environmental planning, Hope College in Holland, Michigan, recently announced it has earned a B-minus on its annual College Sustainability Report Card.
 
The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board recently announced an $870,000 investment to increase technology in the classroom and improve student achievement. Technology project will enhance Canadian Catholic elementary classrooms
November 2, 2010
The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board in Brantford, Ontario, recently announced an investment to increase technology in the classroom and improve student achievement.
 
The University of Houston-Victoria will host a conference covering educational technology, such as social media, blogs and interactive whiteboards. Houston-area university to host classroom tech conference
November 1, 2010
The University of Houston-Victoria in Victoria, Texas, will host a conference to cover technology in the classroom with the hopes of educating teachers as well as students, the Victoria Advocate reports.
 
Educators have found the addition of interactive technology, such as a computer or a USB projector, in the classroom allows teachers to be more versatile with how they present lessons. Harvard Schools Trust award $9K to five elementary schools
October 29, 2010
Nonprofit organization Harvard Schools Trust has awarded five educational grants totaling almost $9,000 to enhance curriculum at Hildreth Elementary and the Bromfield School in Harvard, Massachusetts, GateHouse News reports.
 
Educators have found that using interactive technology creates a learning environment where students are more engaged. Smart Boards replacing blackboards in Canadian elementary school
October 29, 2010
Similkameen Elementary Secondary School in British Columbia recently received an upgrade to its classroom technology by replacing blackboards in seven classrooms with Smart Boards, Keremeos Review reports.
 
Fifty-two University of Rhode Islands classrooms have each been equipped with digital media controls and a high-definition classroom projector. New tech gives University of Rhode Island high-tech classrooms
October 29, 2010
Sixty-seven classrooms at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston received digital media technology upgrades last summer, making them among the most high-tech classrooms in New England.
 
The University of Dayton will refurbish two to four student houses with sustainable equipment. University of Dayton pushes for green student housing
October 26, 2010
The University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio is rolling out an initiative to bring green housing to student neighborhoods, the Dayton Business Journal recently reported.
 
Roxbury Community College in Massachusetts will equip classrooms with technology to support teaching and learning needs. Boston-area college receives grant for technology
October 25, 2010
Roxbury Community College in Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts recently announced it has received two federal grants totaling $2 million that will go toward technology investments and improving academic programs.
 
As part of Sustainability Day, the University of Virginia is encouraging students and campus employees to adopt green practices. University of Virginia committee endorses sustainability pledge
October 25, 2010
The President’s Committee on Sustainability at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville recently endorsed a pledge that encourages students and campus employees to adopt environmentally friendly habits.
 
The University of Illinois Student Senate Committee on Environmental Sustainability is encouraging students to go green for Sustainability Week. University of Illinois pushes for green campus
October 25, 2010
This week, amid the orange and red of the turning leaves on campus, the Illinois Student Senate Committee on Environmental Sustainability at the University of Illinois in Champaign will be encouraging students to go green during Sustainability Week.
 
Christine Shymchyk combines decor and technology, such as a classroom projector, to create a welcoming environment where students are eager to learn. Pennsylvania teacher combines decoration, technology in classroom
October 19, 2010
In an effort to encourage class participation and create a welcoming environment for students, one Pennsylvania teacher is taking an unusual approach to her classroom decor, the Lebanon Daily News recently reported.
 
If awarded the bond, Clovis Community College will use the money to invest in New Mexico community college seeks bond for classroom renovations
October 19, 2010
This election season, Clovis Community College in Clovis, New Mexico, is hoping to receive up to $1 million from Education Bond D, CNJ Online recently reported.
 
Videoconferencing devices, such as high-speed internet, a tablet PC and an HDMI projector, allow students to participate in events to which they wouldn't otherwise have access. Boston students go global via videoconferencing
October 19, 2010
Two Boston-area schools are broadening the educational resources through the help of videoconferencing, Network World recently reported.
 
Schools in Parsipanny, New Jersey will install projectors in 450 classrooms to encourage student participation. Parsippany schools installing projectors to engage students
October 14, 2010
The township school district of Parsipanny, New Jersey is investing in new computer technology to install interactive projectors in all its classrooms, the Star-Ledger reports.
 
Two schools in Ashland, Massachusetts will use grants to go toward innovative technology programs. Education foundation awards grants to Massachusetts schools
October 13, 2010
The Ashland Education Foundation has awarded two teacher grants to Mindess Elementary and Ashland Middle schools in Massachusetts in support of innovative technology and science projects, the MetroWest Daily News reports.
 
According to Futuresource, interactive technologies have the capacity to change the way schools use display space in the classroom. Study: Schools diversifying display technology in classroom
October 13, 2010
Research firm Futuresource recently released a report that suggests display technology in the classroom may soon change its shape.
 
Researchers have found playing active video games in the classroom can help improve student fitness. Schools use video games to promote exercise
October 11, 2010
National physical education experts say playing active video games in school can help prevent and reduce childhood obesity, USA Today reports.
 
Teachers at La Patera Elementary have found Smart Carts help increase student participation in lessons. QAD grant funds California elementary school tech upgrade
October 8, 2010
La Patera Elementary School in Goleta, California recently received $24,520 from the QAD Project Upgrade Grant to support the advancement of school’s technology infrastructure, the Santa Barbara Independent reports.
 
Woodville High School will use the funds raised during its auction to purchase a smartboard and projector for each classroom. Alabama school to host auction to purchase projectors
October 4, 2010
Woodville High School in Woodville, Alabama is hosting an auction to raise money for new classroom technology, the Scottsboro Daily Sentinel reports.
 
Howard College will use grants to improve developmental education and purchase new technology for classrooms. San Angelo-area college uses grant to improve education, technology
October 4, 2010
Howard College San Angelo in Big Spring, Texas, recently received a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the federal Strengthening Institutions Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program to address developmental education and update campus technology, the San Angelo Standard Times reports.
 
Rochester Institute of Technology's new sustainability facility will incorporate a computing data center where students can see the effects of sustainable technology. RIT receives government funding to build sustainability facility
September 30, 2010
Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded $13.1 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology to help fund the building of a sustainability facility.
 
Eight schools in Virginia will receive new technology as part of the state's Grant gives Virginia students iPads
September 30, 2010
Several classrooms across Virginia are swapping their old fashion textbooks for Apple iPads as part of a pilot program launched by the state on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.
 
The Monterey County Office of Education will receive $3.6 million to go toward broadband and other technology purchases for schools in the area. Schwarzenegger applauds broadband grants
September 30, 2010
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued a statement applauding the National Telecommunications and Information Agency’s announcement of $173.3 million in broadband-related grants to benefit the state.
 
Orangeburg County Consolidated School District Three will use part of the $6.5 grant to build new labs and distance learning programs. $6 million awarded to South Carolina school district
September 29, 2010
The Orangeburg County Consolidated School District Three in South Carolina has been awarded almost $6.5 million in federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education to invest in new technology and magnet programs, WLTX reports.
 
Classroom technology can help keep students engaged and anxious to learn, educators say. Grant enables Arkansas school to go high tech
September 24, 2010
Carl Stewart Middle School in Conway, Arkansas, recently invested in new technology to promote student learning.
 
The Attalla City School District will use grant money to purchase 10 iPads. Attalla schools use grant funds for technology
September 24, 2010
Schools in Attalla, Alabama, recently used grant money to invest in the latest technology to ensure students are prepared for the future.
 
Carlton Hills Elementary used the grant from the Barona Indians to invest in technology. San Diego County school receives grant for tech investment
September 23, 2010
Elementary school students in Santee, California, demonstrated their newest learning devices Wednesday following a ceremony celebrating a grant to purchase the new technology.
 
Students in EUPISD will receive a laptop to take home. Michigan school district awarded federal tech grant
September 20, 2010
The federal government has awarded the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan a grant to enhance technology in the classroom.
 
Grants at Clements Middle School and Alcovy and Eastside high schools will go toward technology programs. Georgia DOE awards grants to schools
September 17, 2010
Several schools in Newton County, Georgia received grants from the state’s Department of Education to purchase new classroom technology, according to the Newton Citizen.
 
A $6.5 million gift will go to developing the Krause Innovation Studio at Penn State. Alum gives Penn State $6.5 million gift
September 16, 2010
The Penn State College of Education received a school-record-setting $6.5 million gift to invest in new technology, the Daily Collegian reports.
 
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's investment will support innovative ideas in the classroom Publishing giant announces $400 million education funds
September 15, 2010
Textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has announced it is making a $400 million investment to support innovative ideas for new products in the classroom.
 
Broadband internet access provides schools and businesses with additional resources. Federal grants to expand broadband projects
September 14, 2010
The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced 35 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investments to help bridge the technological gap and boost economic growth across the country.
 
The Sitka school district will receive funding to add technology to the classroom. Alaska schools receive grants to fund technology
September 13, 2010
The Sitka school district in Sitka, Alaska has received federal funding in support of its new technology program aimed to boost students’ skills by the end of eighth grade, KCAW-FM reports.
 
LULAC will use grant money to help bridge the education achievement gap. LULAC announces grants to help bridge education gap
September 10, 2010
The League of United Latin American Citizens of Wisconsin has announced more than $400,000 in grants to assist in educating minorities and help bridge the education achievement gap, the Journal Sentinel reports.
 
Grants award to Rice Elementary will go to promote education in science and math Minnesota elementary school uses grant for technology
September 10, 2010
Rice Elementary School in Rice, Minnesota will use the $100,000 awarded in state grants to buy new technology and staff training, the St. Cloud Times reports.
 
A portion of St. Vrain's grant money will go toward developing a technology program. Colorado schools raise money to receive federal grants
September 8, 2010
The St. Vrain Valley School District in Colorado says it has raised the private matching funds needed to receive $3.6 in federal grants to help develop a science and technology program.
 
Students at a Pennsylvania school are excited to get back and see their school's new technology Pennsylvania school opens its doors to students after undergoing $17 million face-lift
September 3, 2010
When students arrived back to Washington Elementary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Thursday, their school looked much different than it had last September, the Intelligencer Journal reports.
 
A brand new school in New Haven, Connecticut is offering smart technology Connecticut schools closing the achievement gap with new technology
September 2, 2010
Students at the brand-new Clemente Leadership Academy in New Haven, Connecticut started the new school year with brand new interactive technology, according to WTNH news.
 
The North Lyon County USD will use grant money to purchase new technology Kansas schools to purchase technology upgrades with new funding
August 31, 2010
The North Lyon County Unified School District in Allen, Kansas recently received $101,200 from the Jones Foundation to purchase new technology for its classrooms, the Emporia Gazette reports.
 
New equipment will allow students at Wells Middle School to take part in hands-on learning initiatives Oklahoma schools embracing new technology to promote student achievement
August 30, 2010
Wells Middle School in Catoosa, Oklahoma recently invested in new technology to promote new learning initiatives for students.
 
New York was named one of the 10 winners of the recent round of Race to the Top funding New York named a Race to the Top winner
August 30, 2010
Federal officials recently selected New York as a winner of the Race to the Top initiative. The state, which was one of 10 to be awarded funding during the program’s second phase, will have access to $700 million to provide new learning opportunities for schools within its borders.
 
Government funding will pay for new sustainable technology for three Ontario schools Canadian schools get government funding for sustainable technology investments
August 27, 2010
The provincial government of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario has invested $760,000 in three schools through Ontario’s Green Schools Pilot Initiative, according to SooNews.
 
Alcoa schools in Tennessee will pay for new technology upgrades with federal funding Race to the Top funding enables schools to upgrade their technology
August 27, 2010
On Tuesday, school board members in Alcoa, Tennessee approved more than $280,000 in funds for improving the technology infrastructure at Alcoa schools, the Maryville Daily Times reports
 
Teachers at Hartland Consolidated Schools will take training courses to learn how to use new interactive technology Michigan schools uses whiteboards with projectors to boost academic lessons
August 26, 2010
Hartland Consolidated Schools in Howell, Michigan spent the summer adding new interactive technology into its classrooms, the Livingston Daily reports.
 
Race to the Top funding will provide North Carolina public schools with new technology North Carolina public schools win Race to the Top challenge, will invest in new technology
August 25, 2010
North Carolina public schools will receive federal funding as part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top challenge.
 
New projectors will be installed in every Elkhorn High School classroom starting this fall Omaha school places projectors in each classroom to boost education
August 19, 2010
Schools across the country are embracing the use of high-tech equipment in the classroom. By introducing gadgets such as iPads and smartboards to students, educators hope to create a stimulating learning environment that connects better with today’s kids more than conventional methods.
 
Laptops and projectors will be used at Fivay High School to improve learning Fivay High School in Florida outfits classrooms with LCD projectors
August 18, 2010
The new Fivay High school campus in Pasco County, Florida will offer its students access to many new technologies and building luxuries, according to WTSP News.
 
New funding will pay for improved technology in Osceola County classrooms Osceola County schools to upgrade educational technology with federal funding
August 17, 2010
The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the Osceola County, Florida school district nearly $1 million to improve the quality of American history education within the schools, UCF Today reports.
 
Twelve underperforming schools in Massachusetts will share $27 million to make improvements A dozen Mass. schools will receive $27 million for improvements
August 16, 2010
Massachusetts state officials recently announced 12 schools were awarded $27 million in total to boost student achievement at public schools deemed to be underperforming, Mass Live reports.
 
College students at eight West Virigina universities will benefit from $2.3 milliion in federal grants $2.3 million grant awarded to West Virginia universities
August 13, 2010
Eight West Virginia universities were recently awarded with grants totalling $2.3 million, allocated by the U.S. Department of Education's Student Support Services program.
 
A New Jersey high school will use grant money to purchase new laptops, computers and projectors Bogota High School in New Jersey will use state grants to purchase new projectors
August 13, 2010
The New Jersey Department of Education recently approved a grant of $463,110 to Bogota High School to upgrade its facilities, NorthJersey.com reports.
 
Ninety schools in Kern County will share $54,000 for classroom upgrades Chevron announces $54,000 classroom grant to Kern county
August 12, 2010
Chevron announced it will distribute $54,000 to 90 Kern County, California schools through its Chevron Energy Learning Classroom Grant, KERO News reports.
 
Arkansas public and private colleges will jointly use $7.6 million in federal grants to add new equipment Arkansas public and private colleges to share $7.6 million in federal education grants
August 11, 2010
Arkansas two- and four-year colleges received a huge boost on Monday, when state officials announced a $7.6 million initiative to help keep at-risk students in school.
 
Thirty West Virginia schools will use a total of $4 million to upgrade their technology 30 schools in 11 West Virgina counties awarded $4 million total in technology grants
August 11, 2010
More than 30 schools from 11 counties were awarded technology grants at the recent West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference in Charleston, the News and Sentinel reports.
 
Wisconsin school districts will share $1.3 million to upgrade technology in their classrooms 225 school districts in Wisconsin to share $1.3 million in federal technology funding
August 10, 2010
Adding technology to the classroom is a focal point of the Obama administration, as the federal government continues to dole out cash to help schools upgrade their technological equipment.
 
Rich East High School will use federal money to improve its technology throughout the school Rich East High School awarded $830,000 for new technology purchases
August 10, 2010
Rich East High School in Park Forest, Illinois was recently awarded an $830,000 federal grant to improve its technology in the classroom.
 
A Pittburgh nonptofit will use $22.3 million to invest in hands-on learning initiatives for students Pittsburgh nonprofit awarded $22.3 million to improve STEM subjects
August 9, 2010
A nonprofit organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania announced on Thursday it will receive $22.3 million from the federal government to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics for students in the state.
 
Mundelein schools will purchase new classroom projectors to offer students innovative learning opportunities Mundelein schools to upgrade classrooms with 57 LCD projectors
August 6, 2010
After noticing the benefits of interactive whiteboards during a pilot program at Mechanics Grove School in Mundelein, Illinois, school district officials had all the evidence they needed to expand the program to all of its classrooms this fall, the Mundelein Review reports.
 
Schools are introducing laptops and other technology to encourage students to participate in lessons Students benefit from hands-on technology, report finds
August 6, 2010
More schools are adopting interactive screens and laptops to replace traditional learning tools such as chalkboards and encyclopedias, The Ledger reports. The influx of interactive technology in classrooms across the country has many educators hopeful of being able to reach more students.
 
Five Kentucky schools will use new funding to pay for technology upgrades Kentucky schools receive funds for new technology
August 5, 2010
The Fort Thomas Education Foundation teacher grant program has awarded more than $48,000 to five Kentucky schools in the Fort Thomas Independent School District to pay for new technology and supply purchases, the KyPost.com reports.
 
The Race to the Top program may offer Maryland students access to updated technology Maryland one of 19 states named as a finalist for Race to the Top
August 5, 2010
Maryland was recently named a finalist for funding through government’s Race to the Top program.
 
Ann Arbor school district hopes to soon have updated technology in its classrooms Ann Arbor schools look to upgrade technology, get more reliable internet
August 4, 2010
John Van Riper, the technology director for the Ann Arbor school district in Michigan, recently gave a presentation to the school board calling for improvements to its internet connections, AnnArbor.com reports.
 
Schools in Ashley County will spend federal dollars to update their technology Arkansas schools awarded federal funding for technology upgrades
August 3, 2010
Ashley County in Arkansas was recently awarded nearly $10 million from the federal government to improve healthcare, education and transportation issues within its borders, the Ashley County Ledger reports.
 
Santa Rose schools will use funding to add new technology to its classrooms Santa Rosa schools awarded $750,000 for technology improvements
August 2, 2010
Come this fall, the Santa Rose County School District in Santa Rosa, Florida will have new innovative technology in 81 of its classrooms, the Santa Rosa Press Gazette reports.
 
New grants will allow Minnesota schools to upgrade their technology $24.5 million in federal aid awarded to 19 underperforming Minnesota schools
July 30, 2010
The Minnesota Department of Education announced on Thursday the state’s lowest performing schools will receive School Improvement Grants to help boost performance.
 
Julia Williams was awarded an interactive whiteboard, camera and classroom projector for earning top teacher honors Louisiana teacher earns state’s top honors for her use of smart technology in the classroom
July 30, 2010
Lafayette High School math teacher Julia Williams was recently honored by the Louisiana Department of Education as the state’s top teacher.
 
Ten schools in California were awarded a total of half a million dollars to invest in technology Whittier-area schools to receive more than a half million dollars in federal aid for technology upgrades
July 29, 2010
Ten school districts near Whittier, California will receive in total more than $500,000 in federal funding to invest in new technology for the classroom, the Whittier Daily news reports.
 
New report finds more schools are incorporating computers and projectors into lesson plans Computers and digital projectors becoming more common in the classroom
July 28, 2010
Technology has grown exponentially in the classroom, offering teachers new interactive learning techniques that were unavailable a decade ago, Ahwatukee Foothill News reports.
 
New grant will provide innovative learning opportunities at University Community Academy Before- and after-school program awarded $1 million grant
July 28, 2010
The Georgia Department of Education recently awarded a $1 million grant to the University Community Academy to run care programs for children before and after school, the Atlanta Journal Constitution writes.
 
Students at South Walton and Freeport schools will benefit from a $96,380 grant Florida schools awarded $96,380 grant to enhance career development programs
July 27, 2010
South Walton and Freeport high schools in Florida received a $96,380 grant last week to help pay for new career building initiatives, the Destin Log reports.
 
Sioux Falls schools will receive federal funding to help bolster education South Dakota schools receive $4.3 million in school improvement grants
July 26, 2010
The Sioux Falls school district in Sioux Falls, South Dakota will receive federal stimulus money to help pay for new technology and staff positions, the Argus Leader reports.
 
President Obama has pushed for more technology funding for schools Orange County public schools receive stimulus funding for new technology
July 26, 2010
As part of President Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package, the Orange County public schools in California will receive $1.7 million in federal funding to improve technology within its classrooms, the Orange County Register relays.
 
Jones County Junior College will use projectors and smart technology to offer students new learning opportunities Mississippi college to use $200,000 state grant for technology upgrades
July 23, 2010
Jones County Junior College in Ellesville, Mississippi will undergo a massive technology overhaul, as it looks to spend the $200,000 it was recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.
 
Faster internet speeds will help western North Carolina schools compete with those in urban areas Fiber-optic network for many North Carolina schools set to be finished by the end of the year
July 22, 2010
Western North Carolina schools will soon benefit from fiber-optic networks that will improve connection speeds and offer new communication tools for innovative curriculum, the Smoky Mountain News reports.
 
Pacelli Catholic Schools will invest in new technology for the start of the school year Pacelli Schools to provide students with updated computer equipment
July 22, 2010
On Wednesday, Pacelli Catholic Schools in Austin, Minnesota announced it will receive a technology makeover, replacing outdated items with cutting-edge products by the beginning of the 2010 school year, the Austin Post-Bulletin reports.
 
Numerous California schools may use federal funding to invest in new equipment such as laptops and classroom projectors 55 California school districts receive $3.4 million in total tech funding
July 21, 2010
Fifty-five school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino counties received a total of $3.4 million in federal technology grants allocated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the Press-Enterprise reports.
 
Four Massachusetts high schools have been awarded clean energy grants Massachusetts high school awarded $50,000 in clean energy grants
July 20, 2010
Minuteman Career & Technical High School in Lexington, Massachusetts was recently awarded $50,000 by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to invest in new sustainable technology, the Lexington Patch reports.
 
Struggling Massachusetts schools will benefit from nearly $59 million in federal stimulus funding Massachusetts receives nearly $59 million to improve underperforming schools
July 19, 2010
Massachusetts was recently awarded $58.7 million from the U.S. Department of Education Improvement Grants program to improve chronically underperforming schools within its borders.
 
Recently awarded grants will expose students to new technology Ohio schools awarded tech grants to create new learning opportunities for students
July 16, 2010
Lakewood High School and Harding Middle School were both recently awarded competitive eTech Ohio Grants to help them develop a technology-infused environment.
 
Carlinville school district will receive nearly $1 million in technology funding Carlinville schools receive nearly $1 million for new technology
July 15, 2010
Carlinville Community school district in Illinois was one of 15 school districts in the state to be awarded technology grants to help provide more learning opportunities for students.
 
Clearwater High School plans to replace textbooks with e-readers next fall. Florida school to feature e-readers in upcoming school year
June 7, 2010
By next fall, Clearwater High School in Clearwater, Florida said it will replace traditional textbooks with e-readers - a light-weight electronic device that can store a textbook's information - the Bismark Tribune reports.
 
The Verizon Foundation will give out $100,000 in grants to help non-profits Verizon to hand out $100,000 in ESL grants
June 3, 2010
The Verizon Foundation announced that non-profit organizations based in either Massachusetts or Rhode Island are eligible to apply for technology-based grants of up to $10,0000 to support students learning to speak English.
 
The Elmbrook School District adds Smart Boards to classrooms Wisconsin school nears goal of smart boards in every classroom
June 1, 2010
The Elmbrook School District in Wisconsin is trying to separate itself from its peers by creating a new learning environment that includes Smart Boards in each of its 380 classrooms, BrookfieldNow reports.
 
Many schools in Lower Manhattan will be upgrading their classroom technology 52 schools in downtown Manhattan aided by grant, incorporate new technology
May 28, 2010
As part of its plan to bring the local schools into the 21st century, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has granted 52 schools in the area nearly $82,500 each to purchase and incorporate new classroom technology, the Downtown Express reports.
 
A large grant will help a North Carolina school upgrade its classroom technology Grant for North Carolina elementary school brings classrooms into 21st century
May 27, 2010
The Lakeshore Elementary School in North Carolina recently received a $25,000 grant to improve the technology in its classrooms. The grant, coupled with past fundraisers and a few in the near future, will bring the school's total raised to nearly $71,000, Statesville.com reports.
 
New technologies in classrooms are able to reach every student New classroom technologies allow for 100 percent participation
May 26, 2010
Children today love technology. This fact explains how teachers are finding ways to reach every student in their classrooms now more than ever, the Grand Island Independent reports.
 
A grant package will allow Colorado schools access to new technologies New classroom technologies bring outside world to Colorado schools
May 24, 2010
As part of a grant package totaling nearly $30,000, the Hayden School District in Colorado will begin incorporating newer technologies into its classrooms, the Steamboat Pilot reports.
 
A school in the Bronx will benefit from new technologies Bronx school awarded $100,000 grant to upgrade classroom technology
May 21, 2010
The Bronx Lighthouse Charter School was recently awarded a grant for $100,000 to upgrade the technology equipment in its classrooms. The grant came from the New York City Council and was sponsored by local Councilwoman Carmen Arroyo, eSchoolNews reports.
 
New technologies can help this guy learn Classrooms in Oklahoma to get technology upgrade thanks to deal with Panasonic
May 20, 2010
Classrooms in Norman, Oklahoma will soon see technological upgrades thanks to a contract with Panasonic, the Oklahoman reports. The Norman School Board recently approved the agreement with the electronics provider, a deal worth nearly $8 million.
 
Classrooms are moving toward 3D technology Classrooms beginning to go 3D
May 19, 2010
With school districts giving more attention to instituting newer technologies for methods of teaching, the next step appears to be entering another dimension, the Press-Enterprise reports.
 
The school district in Scottsdale, AZ wants better standards and newer technology Focus groups report that standards and technology important for schools
May 19, 2010
The school district in Scottsdale, Arizona recently conducted focus groups among nearly 2,000 people, including residents, teachers and students, hoping to find what areas of the school system are most important, AZCentral.com reports.
 
Schools in North Carolina are attempting to upgrade classroom technology School focuses donation toward new classroom technology
May 19, 2010
Gaston County Schools in North Carolina recently received a $2 million donation from local residents toward its intended $4 million campaign. The funds look to revamp school systems in order to lower the current dropout rate, the Gaston Gazette reports.
 
New technologies allow teachers to take different approaches with students New technology moving teaching methods forward
May 18, 2010
Advancements in classroom technology have allowed teachers to change their approaches from the traditional position of sitting behind a desk to strolling among the students, Westside Connect reports.
 
A Florida high school is making the transition to new classroom technology Florida high school to upgrade classroom technology as part of $4 million upgrade
May 18, 2010
As part of a $4 million upgrade, Episcopal High School will open two new buildings on its campus and incorporate the latest technology in its classrooms to enhance learning, The Florida Times-Union reports.
 
More tech and more pay for some Wisconsin Christian schools Oshkosh Christian schools to pour budget surplus back into raises, classroom tech
May 17, 2010
Improved financial stability for Oshkosh, Wisconsin's Christian school system has allowed administrators to provide both long-awaited pay raises for teachers and an upgrade to available classroom technology, according to the Northwestern newspaper.
 
Educators give high grades to new MS Office version Educational upsides in new version of Microsoft Office could push sales higher
May 17, 2010
An education technology professional writing a guest column for tech blog ZDNet's education section says that the OneNote program in Microsoft's new Office 2010 suite is a boon to teachers trying to better organize and display information to their students.
 
Virtual field trips now possible Videoconferencing, large-scale displays help networking in education
May 12, 2010
Experts from as far away as Alaska are now able to provide virtual field trips for schoolchildren in Maine, thanks to an advanced videoconferencing system, according to a report from the Central Maine Morning Sentinel.
 
Iowa schools could see new tech from lawsuit settlement Small Iowa town could see silver lining in legal troubles with Microsoft
May 12, 2010
The settlement of a recent state lawsuit against software giant Microsoft could have unexpectedly good results for the town of Keokuk, Iowa, whose school board is considering the purchase of several classroom technology items with settlement funds.
 
NZ school going high tech New Zealand parochial school crosses over into world of high-tech
May 11, 2010
The Christchurch, New Zealand-based Our Lady of the Assumption school has adopted "one of the latest innovations in educational hardware," according to the website Stuff.co.nz.
 
Theft of computers and projector slows learning at Florida school Stolen computers, overhead projector could hurt students' progress at Florida school
May 10, 2010
The theft of 28 Macintosh computers and an overhead projector from the Creative Learning Academy, a private school in Pensacola, Florida, could limit the ability of that institution to educate its students, according to the Pensacola News-Journal.
 
Community college teams with grade schools for tech support North Carolina school district looking to college students and faculty for tech support
May 7, 2010
The Surry County school district in North Carolina will partner with computer science students from the local community college to provide a technical support document for its teachers and students, making for easier troubleshooting of classroom technology issues, the Mt. Airy News reported.
 
More classroom tech for small Texas college Local college takes advantage of improved classroom technology
May 6, 2010
Tarrant County College's new Trinity River Campus offers students at the Texas school improved access to technological devices in the classroom that make learning easier, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Wednesday.
 
Tech taking over classrooms Dept. of Education: Mobile and digital tech rapidly moving into classrooms
May 6, 2010
American public schools are adopting improved classroom technology at an increasing rate, according to the results of a comprehensive report from the Department of Education that was released recently.
 
ROTC at Rensselaer gets new classroom Navy-funded classroom at Rensselaer Polytechnic provided for ROTC students
May 5, 2010
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Monday rolled out a brand-new, state-of-the-art classroom for the study of naval science and the technological devices in use on modern U.S. Navy ships. The classroom will primarily be used by members of the college's Naval ROTC program.
 
Education funding controversy in Connecticut town Classroom projector at center of education funding controversy
May 3, 2010
The Darien, Connecticut school board hotly debated the merits of the proposed addition of a classroom projector for the common room at the Hindley School late last week, according to the Darien Times.
 
More classroom technology needed, teachers say Upstate New York teachers make request for enhanced classroom technology
April 30, 2010
Teachers in upstate New York's Oneota City School District outlined their requests for improvements in classroom technology and demonstrated some of the potential benefits to school board members at a meeting held on Wednesday, according to the Oneota Daily Star.
 
Special ed classes in Idaho to get new tech Idaho boosts special education efforts with additional technology
April 30, 2010
A grant from the Idaho State Department of Education will provide Moscow Junior High School's special education teachers with $50,000 worth of improved classroom technology and teacher training, according to a report from THEjournal.com.
 
University to upgrade classrooms Washington State University upgrades classrooms with new technology
April 30, 2010
During the coming summer recess, administrators at Washington State University will add new classroom technology to several facilities at that college, according to an announcement made on Tuesday.
 
Tech high school opens in New Haven New Haven school with emphasis on classroom tech opens
April 30, 2010
The Metro Business Academy, a new $43-million high school designed to serve 400 students, opened its doors this week in New Haven, Connecticut, according to the New Haven Independent.
 
Text messages instead of raised hands? College students query professors via text message
April 30, 2010
For some students at Georgia State University, texting during class could win them the praise of their professors, rather than a dirty look.
 
Google Apps coming to Oregon public schools Oregon schools adopt Google Apps for all classrooms
April 29, 2010
Oregon announced Wednesday that it would use Google Apps for both educational and administrative purposes in public schools across the state, a move that Google says will save the state $1.5 million in education funding per year.
 
Classroom technology requires skill Expert: Implementing new classroom technology requires careful thought
April 23, 2010
While many educational theorists believe that simply adding technology to the classroom will boost achievement and performance, University of North Texas professor Cathleen Norris says that correctly integrating items like personal computers, e-readers, and classroom projectors into a curriculum can provide even greater returns.
 
For fun and learning at the same time Classroom technology advancing despite resistance and limited resources
April 22, 2010
A device reminiscent of a hand-held video game is the latest innovation in grade school technology, but shrinking educational budgets and institutional mistrust of digital tools - like portable PCs, PDAs, and new overhead projectors - have hampered widespread acceptance.
 
Digital learning environment released New digital learning environment to provide classrooms with new technology option
April 16, 2010
Teachers will need nothing more than their educational skills and a digital display to take advantage of the new Sky digital learning environment, which was announced today by Learning.com.
 
Classroom tech gets new home New high-tech classroom could give Penn. school district's planetarium projector a new home
April 13, 2010
A large general-purpose room at William Tennet High School in Warminster, Pennsylvania could be the next home of an advanced classroom projector used to create a planetarium effect, according to PhillyBurbs.com.
 
Classroom tech on the rise Improvements in classroom technology could propel learning forward, experts say
April 6, 2010
New devices and upgraded versions of existing technology will help make the classrooms of the future better places to learn, according to an article at Asian government tech news site FutureGov.
 
Spending up at Texas school district Texas school district decides to ramp up tech spending
April 6, 2010
The Mansfield, Texas school district announced last week that it would spend $8.5 million on technology upgrades for classrooms at all grade levels.
 
College to hand out iPads to students Pennsylvania college will give iPads to entire student body
April 2, 2010
Seton Hill, a small Catholic college in Pennsylvania, announced Tuesday that all incoming freshmen for the fall 2010 semester would be given Apple iPads and Macbooks free of charge.
 
Colleges seeing more technology use Integration of classroom technology proceeding in higher education
April 1, 2010
Colleges and universities the world over are integrating technology into numerous aspects of the educational process, according to the New York Times.
 
Classroom tech seeing big growth Report: Tablet PCs and classroom projectors invaluable tools for teachers
March 31, 2010
Advances in educational technology have spurred a Renaissance for digital classrooms, according to Australia's Sunshine Coast Daily newspaper.
 
Help on the way for disabled gamers Computer projectors and infrared technology combine for disabled gaming solution
March 29, 2010
Students at London's Imperial College last week announced that they had developed a prototype system that could make it possible for severely disabled individuals to play video games for the first time.
 
Arizona school district seeking funds Nonprofit seeking funds for classroom technology upgrades
March 29, 2010
Arizona's Oro Valley Community Foundation is seeking three-quarters of a million dollars to help replace outdated classroom projectors and computers in the Amphitheater Public School district, according to the Arizona Daily Star.
 
Muskegon funds classroom tech Michigan city ponies up the dough for classroom projectors and document cameras
March 29, 2010
The Muskegon, Michigan school district recently approved $1.6 million in new spending on classroom technology for its facilities, according to local news website MLive.com.
 
classroom tech helps teachers Struggling teachers lean on classroom technology for help
March 29, 2010
Teachers having trouble holding the attention of their classes or running out of funds to purchase necessary supplies have turned to technology like classroom projectors and online help sites for assistance, according to Florida newspaper The Ledger.
 
Budget cuts could affect classroom tech Proposed NJ cuts to education budget winning few admirers in the schools
March 24, 2010
Two recent guest articles on the Newark Star-Ledger's blog have indicated the widespread dissatisfaction over Governor Chris Christie's proposed education budget cuts.
 
Classroom projector stolen Impacts of classroom projector's loss still being felt at UK school
March 23, 2010
Teachers at the Adams Grammar School in Newport, Great Britain are having to work around the absence of a valuable piece of classroom technology: The overhead projector.
 
LA elementary gets fresh new tech Volunteers and donations provide new technology for Los Angeles elementary school
March 17, 2010
Educational technology at Dayton Heights Elementary School in Los Angeles has gotten a significant facelift as the result of efforts from volunteer group L.A. Works and tech marketing firm Everything Channel, according to the Technology Education Journal.
 

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