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Qwest Teachers & Technology Grant Program Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Offers $150,000 to Colorado Schools

DENVER – Nov. 2, 2010  Over the past five years, hundreds of teachers in Colorado have found innovative ways to improve students’ success by bringing new, relevant technology to their classrooms as a result of $700,000 in awards from the Qwest Foundation through the Qwest Teachers & Technology grant program.

To continue these high-tech triumphs, the Qwest Foundation, in partnership with the Public Education and Business Coalition (PEBC), announced that Colorado teachers can apply for a share of $150,000 in grants to fund technology-related classroom projects for the 2011-2012 school year.

 

KEY FACTS

  • Qwest Foundation awards grants to community-based programs that generate high-impact and measurable results, focusing on pre-K through grade 12 education.

     

    About the Public Education & Business Coalition

     

    Public Education & Business Coalition is a Colorado-based nonprofit partnership of business and education leaders whose mission is to cultivate excellence in public schools so all students succeed in learning and in life. The 28-year-old nonprofit develops the intellectual and scholarly practices of educators across the continuum of their professional lives so that our schools are worthy of our students. PEBC also hosts ednewscolorado.org, an online journalism site focused on education news and opinions. 

     

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