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April 12--Educational technology: Applications are due for regional grants and scholarships from Pioneering Partners for Educational Technology. Teacher teams that have creatively used teamwork and technology in K-12 classrooms in a participating state (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin) are encouraged to apply. Three winning teams will each receive a $3,000 base grant and another $2,000 in matching funds when a comparable amount is raised by the team. Winners also receive training at a summer Partnership and Educational Summit. Contact: P.P., Mail Code INAAAJZ, 19845 U.S. 31 North, Westfield, Ind. 46074; (317) 896-6494.

  • April 15--Computer education: Applications are due for the Internet Training Opportunity, funded by the Annenberg/C.P.B. Math and Science Project. Rural mathematics and science teachers are eligible to apply for stipend and travel grants for a two-day, hands-on workshop on curriculum and training support for the Internet. Contact: Kelly Valdez, Nederland High School, P.O. Box 1200, Boulder, Colo. 80466; (303) 447-5571.
  • April 15--Minority students: The U.S. Education Department is inviting applications for new awards under its Programs to Encourage Minority Students to Become Teachers, to improve recruitment and training opportunities in education for minority teachers in elementary and secondary schools. An estimated two awards of $225,000 each will be awarded to institutions of higher education that have schools or departments of education. Contact: Janice Wilcox, U.S.E.D., 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202; (202) 260-3207.

April 15--Playwriting: Entries are due for the 1994 Young Playwrights Program, sponsored by Very Special Arts. Students ages 12 to 18 are invited to submit scripts that address or otherwise incorporate some aspect of disability in their themes. The students whose scripts are chosen will travel to Washington, D.C., with their chaperones to participate in final rehearsals and attend the plays' premiƁeres at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Contact: Y.P.P., V.S.A., Education Office, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. 20566; (202) 628-2800; TDD: (202) 737-0645.

April 18--Distance learning: The U.S. Education Department is inviting applications for new awards under its Star Schools: Distance Education Projects program, to encourage improved instruction in various subject areas for underserved populations through the use of telecommunications networks. An estimated eight awards of $2.5 million each will be awarded to eligible telecommunications partnerships that are organized on a statewide or multistate basis. Contact: Richard Lallmang or Deborah Williams, U.S.E.D., Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20208-5644; (202) 219-1770.

April 18--Distance learning: The U.S. Education Department is inviting new awards under its Star Schools: Dissemination Grants program, to provide dissemination and technical assistance to state and local agencies not presently served by telecommunications partnerships, to assist them in planning and implementing technology-based distance-learning systems. An estimated four awards ranging from $250,000 to $350,000 each will be awarded to telecommunications partnerships previously or currently funded through the Star Schools Program, federally funded programs, or institutions of higher education. Contact: Richard Lallmang or Deborah Williams, U.S.E.D., Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20208-5644; (202) 219-1770.

April 18--Distance learning: The U.S Education Department is inviting applications for new awards under its Star Schools: Special Statewide Network program, to fund one statewide telecommunications network to demonstrate the delivery of instructional programming through a fiber-optic telecommunications network using two-way full-motion interactive video, voice, and data telecommunications. One grant of an estimated $4 million will be awarded to an eligible telecommunications partnership that is organized on a statewide basis. Contact: Rochard Lallmang or Deborah Williams, U.S.E.D., Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20208-5644; (202) 219-1770.

April 28--Library research: The U.S. Education Department is inviting applications for new awards under its Online and Dial-in Access to a Statewide Multitype Library Database Demonstration Project, which provides grants for research and demonstration programs related to the improvement of libraries. An estimated one award of $2.5 million will be awarded to an institution of higher learning or a public or private agency, institution, or organization. Contact: Neal Kaske or Louise V. Sutherland, U.S.E.D., 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Room 404, Washington, D.C. 20208-5571; (202) 219-1315.

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