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FY 2016 Federal Education Budget Increases by 2%

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The 2016 federal education budget represents a $1.2 billion increase over last year. The funding will be distributed to States and school districts starting in July 2016 to prepare for the 2016-17 school year. Continue reading

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President’s Proposed FY 2016 Federal Budget for Education

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Yesterday, the President’s 2016 budget request was unveiled with significant budget increases in many K12 programs. Under his plan, ESEA programs would receive an 11.8% increase (+$2.7 billion). Continue reading

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FY 2015 Federal Education Budget

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The K12 headline from last night’s Congressional spending bill is: Continue reading

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5 Steps for Finding Technology Funding

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Classrooms all over the world are rapidly adding technology to their rooms creating digital learning environments for both students and teachers. Getting all of this technology into a classroom is much easier said than done, though. Continue reading

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Race to the Top for Districts Grant Competition: Round 2

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The Department of Education has posted the 2013 grant application for Round 2 of the Race to the Top for Districts (RTT-D) grant. Applications are due October 3. Continue reading

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Race to the Top for Districts: Four Alternative Funding Strategies

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Nearly 1,200 school districts participated in the Race to the Top for Districts competition across 371 applications. But with only 16 applicants winning the coveted award, most are left with outstanding plans that are unfunded. Please join us on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Race to the Top for Districts: Project Planning Conversation-Starters

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Nearly 900 school districts have submitted their intent to apply for the new Race to the Top for Districts grant, but only 15-25 will be awarded. With applications due October 30, all prospective applicants should be well into the project … Continue reading

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Race to the Top for Districts Grant: Where to Start?

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Tips on getting a head start in the Race to the Top for Districts Grant This week, applicants across the country have contacted Pearson’s Grants Team with questions on how to apply for the new Race to the Top grant … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing the Race to the Top for Districts Grant

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A new federal grant competition has districts buzzing this fall. The “Race to the Top-District” grant will award 15-25 applicants that have an innovative vision for personalized learning environments.  Awards will range between $5 million and $40 million, depending on … Continue reading

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How ESEA waiver will affect Title I funding

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If your state has submitted an application for an ESEA waiver, did you know that will affect your Title I funding? See the map below for which states have been approved for ESEA waivers. Here’s a quick overview of how … Continue reading

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