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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 »

Tech & Learning Announces Best of Show Winners

For the second year, Tech & Learning is presenting its prestigious awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2015. The products below were selected by an anonymous panel of educator judges, who scoured the exhibit hall floor during the conference in Philadelphia. Read More »

ECS Celebrates 50th Anniversary and Unveils New Branding

The Education Commission of the States is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the 2015 National Forum on Education Policy this week in Denver. The organization is also excited to unveil a new brand identity at the National Forum. The new branding reflects ECS as a partner to state policymakers by providing personalized support and opportunities... Read More »

Girls Thinking Global To Discuss Empowering Adolescent Girls through Online Collaboration

Girls Thinking Global, an organization which connects nonprofits dedicated to supporting adolescent girls and women, will host a panel at ISTE 2015 to discuss the way we can support organizations that are dedicated to shaping the future of girls across the world. Read More »

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists

Discovery Education and 3M have announced that 10 students from across the country have been named finalists in the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for their use of scientific thinking and imagination to dream up a solution to an everyday problem that could ultimately reshape the way we live our lives. Read More »