Crowdfunding data shows rise in STEM, rural requests

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

Crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org has published data showing STEM resources are still the fastest-growing need for K-12 teachers nationwide.

Cryptocurrency firm opens 'Ripple for Good,' a STEM and fintech philanthropy

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

Cryptocurrency giant Ripple Labs is allocating more than $100 million to jumpstart a new philanthropic institution.

New feature on DonorsChoose puts districts' tech guidelines at teachers' fingertips

by Ryan Johnston • 8 months ago

The crowdfunding nonprofit says the new tool helps teachers get what they need while reducing headaches for administrators and IT departments.

Cryptocurrency startup pledges $50M to universities researching blockchain

by Mark Satter • 10 months ago

Ripple announced it is partnering with 17 universities to stimulate innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrencies and digital payment systems.

Not a hoax: Cryptocurrency company 'made a lot of us teachers very happy' through donation

by Corinne Lestch • 12 months ago

The education crowdsourcing site DonorsChoose.org got a major boost when Ripple donated 9 million to cover all school projects.

California makerspace spreads creativity to teachers across the country

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

The Tinkering Studio, a makerspace inside a San Francisco science museum, received a 50,000 grant from the Department of Education and other sources.

5 education innovators to watch at SXSWedu

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

SXSWedu kicks off this week to highlight innovation in education, and EdScoop is on the ground to catch all the action and tell you who the brains are behind the ideas.

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