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Ninth Annual Lexus Eco Challenge Kicks Off

The Lexus Eco Challenge is an excellent opportunity for middle and high school students across the U.S. to help clean the air, water, and land in their neighborhoods and beyond. Through the Lexus Eco Challenge, students will learn about the environment, teamwork and how they can take steps to make their communities better. Read More »

Raise Your Hand Texas Launches $2.5 Million Blended Learning Grant Initiative

Raise Your Hand Texas recently announced 75 semifinalist public schools and district applicants for its $2.5 million Raising Blended Learners grant initiative. Selected teams will attend two-day, expense-paid blended learning workshops in September and October 2015. Ten finalists chosen in January 2016 will receive assistance in refining their plans. Read More »

PBS Kids Announces 2015 National Writers Contest Winners

PBS KIDS announced today 12 national winners in its annual Writers Contest. The 12 winners, in grades K-3, were selected by a panel of judges who chose them from thousands of local contest entries submitted by 63 participating PBS stations across the country. Read More »

2015 EDspaces Innovation Awards Now Open

The 2015 EDspaces Innovation Awards competition is now accepting submissions for outstanding products for educational facilities. For the third year, the Education Market Association (EDmarket) is partnering with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) to recognize manufacturers for excellence in product design for the learning environment. Read More »

Panasonic Announces Grand Prix Finalists for Kid Witness News Contest

Panasonic Corporation today announced the seven finalist schools representing seven countries for the Panasonic Kid Witness News (KWN) 2015 Global Contest. KWN is a hands-on video education program that Panasonic operates as part of its efforts to support education of future generations and is currently being promoted in 19 countries and regions. Read More »

National Education Week Opens for Registration

National Education Initiative (NEI) announced that 2015 event registration is open and released details of two interactive events. From November 9 - 11, 2015, National Education Week will bring together ground-breaking education companies, innovative school and university leaders, education policymakers, non-profits and foundations and a rapidly growing education-focused venture fund and private equity community... Read More »

CEFPI Announces 2015 James D. MacConnell Award Finalists

CEFPI is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 MacConnell Award finalists. The MacConnell Award recognizes a comprehensive planning process that results in educational facilities that enhance the educational program, meet multiple goals and hold purpose and distinction within a community. Read More »

Promethean Announces the 2015 Cann Award Winners

Promethean is pleased to announce the winners of The 2015 Cann Awards. Established in honor of Promethean's founder Tony Cann, The Cann Awards honor the best in teaching from around the world, celebrating exceptional teachers and their contributions to society. Read More »

The Ocean Trash Write-Away: Short Fiction Contest

The new advocacy group Sapiens Plurum has joined forces with Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI), Ocean Conservancy and the Talk Like a Pirate (TLAP) folks to test this idea with a short fiction “write-away” contest. Today, they challenged young people and their teachers, around the globe, to dream of heroes who could combat the dilemma of ocean trash that pervades every major sea on Earth. Read More »

EDspaces Grant Program Helps Schools Achieve Peak Performance

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to announce that 118 purchasing officials from 16 university and community colleges and 102 school districts with a total of just over $13 billion in planned renovation and construction were approved for 2015 Educational Facility Improvement Grants. Read More »