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$100,000 ORIGO Education Grant Initiative Recipients Announced

ORIGO Education, creator of the learning resource Stepping Stones, is inviting school districts to apply for a total of $100,000 in educational grants to help improve elementary mathematics instruction in underserved communities. Five $10,000 grants ($50,000 total) will be awarded as Innovation Improvement Grants, with the other $50,000 being divided in varying amounts as Matching Assistance Grants.

Grant Initiative applications should demonstrate a strategic plan, a serious commitment to improving educational outcomes, and a drive to meet or exceed all of the following goals:

  • Improving elementary mathematics instruction
  • Advancing pedagogy
  • Increasing student mathematics knowledge and raising test scores
  • Engaging and exciting students in the classroom
  • Closing the achievement gap

Applications must be received by April 30, 2016. Winners will be announced on June 3, 2016.

To apply for the ORIGO Grant Initiative, visit ORIGO’s website.