Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Samantha Hart
Press Secretary
(317) 232-0550
hart@doe.in.gov

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education announced the recipients of the 2016 Digital Learning Grant today. More than $1.5 million in Digital Learning Grants was awarded to school districts to implement or expand a 1:1 technology program.

“I am excited to announce the recipients of the 2016 Digital Learning Grant,” said Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. “In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven society, grants like this are more important than ever. Importantly, this grant provides schools with the resources they need to expand student access to technology in the classroom.”

The Digital Learning Grant supports schools or school districts that are ready to implement or expand a 1:1 technology plan. Grant funds support corporations in providing professional development, developing content and expectations, creating avenues for parent and student communication, and purchasing devices. Each school or corporation will receive a $75,000 grant funded by the David C. Ford Technology Fund.

The 2016 Digital Learning Grant recipients are listed below:

  • Anderson Community School Corporation
  • Attica Consolidated School Corporation
  • DeKalb County Central United Schools
  • Elwood Community School Corporation
  • Greater Clark Community Schools
  • Irvington Community School
  • Madison Consolidated Schools
  • MSD Washington Township Schools
  • New Albany Floyd County Schools
  • Northwestern School Corporation
  • Randolph Southern School Corporation
  • ·Rush County Schools
  • Shelby Eastern School Corporation
  • South Central Community School Corporation
  • South Putnam Community Schools
  • Vincennes Community School Corporation
  • Washington Community Schools
  • West Noble School Corporation
  • West Washington School Corporation
  • Whitko Community Schools
  • Whitley County Consolidated Schools

Additional information about the Digital Learning Grant can be found on the Department of Education’s website: http://www.doe.in.gov/elearning/digital-learning-grant.