Southern New Hampshire University and Rethink Education today announced a new $15 million seed fund to invest in ed tech startup companies "tackling some of the most pressing challenges in education."
Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google that supports education technology initiatives, has committed $50 million over the next two years to support nonprofits that are using technology to help tackle problems impacting education globally.
President Trump Thursday morning released a $1.15 trillion budget proposal that cuts the United States Department of Education’s $68 billion budget by $9.2 billion (or 13.5 percent), down to $59 billion.
The IRS and the Department of Education (ED) confirmed late Thursday that the federal government intentionally shut off an online tool used by millions of students each year to apply for federal student aid.
FIRST, an international nonprofit organization founded to inspire youth to participate in science and technology, has hit a milestone achievement of $50 million for its scholarship program for high school and college students interested in STEM.
A program administered by MIT’s School of Engineering and the Lemelson Foundation has selected 42 teams of middle and high school inventors to receive Junior Varsity InvenTeam grants.
2U said the one-year awards, totaling almost $200,000, are meant to support the work of full-time faculty members and other academic leaders at the firm's partner universities.
On the heels of Betsy DeVos' confirmation as the new head of the United States Department of Education, several Republican representatives have introduced a bill to eliminate the department altogether.
Representative Melanie Stambaugh, who residents on Washington State Legislature's House Higher Education Committee, has proposed a bill that would award $100,000 grants to six colleges and universities to expand their use of open educational resources (OER).
FCC regulators are telling nine companies that they won’t be allowed to participate in a federal program intended to help them provide affordable internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after those companies were approved to do so.