Applications open for federal STEM education grant programs
The grants follow President Donald Trump's directive in September for the U.S. Department of Education to prioritize STEM education.
Education Department awards $42.5M grant to grow online library of accessible books
Benetech, a California-based nonprofit, will use the funds to provide over 4 million e-book downloads over the next five years.
Trump proposes 13 percent cut in Department of Education funding
The 2018 budget blueprint calls for the elimination or reduction of more than 20 programs but would add .4 billion in school choice support.