The Edcamp Foundation, which supports "un-conferences" of teachers that serve as alternatives to traditional professional development, will receive $2 million from the Gates Foundation.
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August 19, 2015
June 17, 2015
Nearly 50 schools across the country will receive $25 million in grants from Next Generation Learning Challenges to build better personalized learning programs.
February 05, 2015
Patty Quiñones, the executive director of innovation for the St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, talks about boosting STEM education at all levels.
January 26, 2015
The growth in after-school programs, especially those focused on academics and enrichment activities in the arts, computer coding, and hands-on science, all have at least one challenge in common—funding.
November 07, 2014
The deadline is drawing near for applications from university researchers to partner with out-of-school providers to study literacy in after-school programs through a competitive grant program from the National Institute on Out-of-School Time.
October 27, 2014
The Preschool Development Grants will give winning states the opportunity to bolster their current preschool programs, or help new programs get off the ground.
October 10, 2014
The regional resource centers that provided technical assistance to states on special education issues are being restructured into a large center that will provide help to states nationwide.
September 26, 2014
The nonprofit Captain Planet Foundation is offering small grants to schools and local nonprofit organizations to expand environmental education through hands-on, project-based lessons designed to teach students to be stewards of the environment.
September 17, 2014
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is fighting against the common core in his state, pitting him against the state schools chief and board of education.
September 15, 2014
The federal grant competition is divided into two strands: one for states just getting started with preschool, and another for states that already have well-established programs.