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February 27, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Week of February 23rd

Fedora, LocoMotive Labs, and EdTrips headlined a busy week of K-12 venture capital.

February 09, 2015

Arne Duncan Makes Push to Continue i3 Program in NCLB Rewrite

The U.S. Secretary of Education wants to preserve Investing in Innovation, an Obama administration competitive-grant program that would be scrapped under Republican legislation to overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act.

December 15, 2014

Congress Tweaks School Improvement Grants, i3 in Spending Bill

Lawmakers want the School Improvement Grant program to be more flexible for states. And they want to see the Investing in Innovation grant program focused on high schools.

November 07, 2014

Federal Grant to Boost Rural Dual Enrollment Program

The i3 grant will allow the program to offer dual enrollment courses to more rural students in North Carolina.

November 20, 2013

Struggling 1st Graders Make Strides Under Reading Recovery, i3 Study Finds

First graders in the Reading Recovery program dramatically improved in their first year, according to the initial report of an Investing in Innovation evaluation of the intervention.

November 11, 2013

Latest Round of i3 Grants Includes Strong Focus on Curriculum

The latest Investing in Innovation grantees, announced last week by the U.S. Department of Education, are proposing an array of curriculum-related strategies to improve student achievement.

May 03, 2013

Got a Big, Innovative Idea? Apply Now to the Education Department

The deadline to apply for $135 million in Investing in Innovation grants is July 2.

March 27, 2013

Fourth Round of Investing in Innovation Kicks Off With Pre-Screening

The deadline to submit a pre-application to the U.S. Department of Education for a $3 million i3 development award is April 26.

November 19, 2012

Smart Cities: New York

"New York City is probably the UR-example of a creative city. It has always been about creating the substrate conditions on which innate aspirational energies could anchor and thrive," said Steven Hodas, tech entrepreneur now serving as Executive Director of InnovateNYC for the NYC Department of Education.

November 08, 2012

ELL-Focused Projects Are Big Winners in i3 Competition

Eight out of 20 projects that won grants in the third round of the federal Investing in Innovation competition focus, in part, on improving outcomes for English-language learners.

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