Awards/Grants: Outstanding Biology Teacher Award

Date: February 27, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 9:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator) Each year, the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), through its Outstanding Biology Teacher Award (OBTA), attempts to identify an excellent biology instructor in each of the 50 U.S. states; Canada; Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico, and overseas territories. Nominations of worthy candidates by NABT members…

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RI State Aid/Funding

Date: January 30, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News, Upcomming events

State Education Aid / Funding Formula The state of Rhode Island provides direct financial support to public schools and public school students through state aid. Currently, state aid consists of: formula aid distributed to LEAs, including school districts and charter schools; categorical funding outside of the distributed aid; and funds distributed to districts once a…

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2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Date: January 23, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

Nominations are open for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST Program was established in 1983 by the White House and is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The program identifies outstanding mathematics and science teachers, kindergarten through 12th grade, in each state and the four U.S. jurisdictions….

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GOV. MALLOY: EIGHT SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS AWARDED NEW ARTS IN EDUCATION GRANTS

Date: January 16, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

Program Strengthens Arts Instruction Through Partnerships With Artists And Organizations (HARTFORD, CT) — Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by State Department of Education (SDE) Commissioner Stefan Pryor and Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith, today announced the awardees of a new Arts in Education grant program designed to strengthen arts instruction…

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Maine DOE awarded $14.8 million to expand public preschool access

Date: January 16, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Samantha Warren | Leave a comment The Department will pass a majority of the money to 13 school districts to create 33 new classrooms for 4-year-old students and expand 23 others AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Education has been awarded $14.8 million to expand public preschool opportunities in…

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State Education Aid / Funding Formula

Date: January 16, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

The state of Rhode Island provides direct financial support to public schools and public school students through state aid. Currently, state aid consists of: formula aid distributed to LEAs, including school districts and charter schools; categorical funding outside of the distributed aid; and funds distributed to districts once a year for specific purposes, e.g., a…

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Five New England States Create Common System for Reporting on Educational Performance

Date: December 23, 2014 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

Five New England States Create Common System for Reporting on Educational Performance – State-Led Initiative Works to Make Data Quality and Regional Comparability in Public Education a Top Priority Beginning in 2009, the five state education agencies participating in the New England Secondary School Consortium (NESSC)—Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont—have been collecting,…

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Early Education Grant for MA — $15M

Date: December 15, 2014 Author: admin Categories: Funding, News

GOVERNOR PATRICK ANNOUNCES MASSACHUSETTS AWARDED $15 MILLION FOR EARLY EDUCATION INITIATIVES Federal Grant Funds Will Increase Access to High Quality Early Education in Five Communities Across the State BOSTON – Wednesday, December 10, 2014 – Governor Deval Patrick today announced that Massachusetts is one of 13 grant award winners in the federal Preschool Development Grant:…

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