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Message from NEF Chairman to All State QZAB Directors Re: QZAB Extension

February 16, 2016 Dear State QZAB Director, IRS just published the QZAB allocation for 2015 ($400 million) and 2016 ($400 million). See www.qzab.org for your state’s allocations. You can now go ahead and issue allocations to qualified (35% or more students on F/R meals) LEAs without waiting for any other directives. Please feel free to […]

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School Districts get $800 Million QZAB Funds, Thanks to the Efforts of NEF

Dear State QZAB Director, Last Friday the U.S. Congress passed and the President signed the Omnibus Appropriations ACT containing a 2-year (2015, 2016) QZAB extension for $800 million. As the national non-profit leader in QZAB, we had to promise to set aside $80 million for QZAB match, and set up world-class QZAB STEM+ academies in the […]

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NEF CyberLearning Awards STEM Grant to Lehighton Area School District

—    The $4.2 Million Grant will Prepare Students Better for College and Workforce Washington, D.C. June 2015 Lehighton Area School District is the recipient of NEF Cyberlearning’s first STEM+ (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, English, Social Studies, SAT/ACT, IT, Business, Desktop) grant in Pennsylvania. NEF will launch a STEM+ academy in January, 2015. About XXX […]

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NEF CyberLearning Awards STEM Grant to DeSoto ISD

— The 5-year $4.3 Million Grant Will Prepare students for college and workforce Washington, D.C. June 29, 2015 DeSoto Independent School District is the recipient of NEF Cyberlearning’s first STEM+ (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, English, Social Studies, SAT/ACT, IT, Business, Desktop) grant in Texas. NEF will launch a STEM+ academy in August, 2015. About 730 […]

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Franklin City Schools recognized for successful STEM+ program

— The $1 Million Grant will Prepare Students Better for College and Workforce Virginia, June 2015 The National Education Foundation recognized Franklin City Public Schools for their successful work in implementing a STEM+ Academy, a program that provides a Total System Solution promoting academic success. NEF launched the STEM+ academy in January for 300 students. […]

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NEF Message to the 50 State Education Department’s STEM Directors

Dear State Education Department’s STEM Director, Your disadvantaged school districts (35% or more students on Free/Reduced cost meals) CAN replicate the success of Steubenville City Schools, Ohio, a 100% Free/Reduced Meals District, See the press article below. Thus. they can fully comply with the Academy provision of the QZAB (www.qzab.org) law—“preparing students better for college […]

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Message from NEF to State QZAB Directors March 16, 2015

Dear State QZAB director, Please help us update your state QZAB allocations available to LEAs in your state. Just click “reply,” complete the info below and click “send.” 2013 Allocation: $ __________________ 2014 Allocation: $ __________________ According to the House and Senate leadership, you have to: Do your best to get most of the QZAB […]

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NEF Launches National Digital Literacy Initiative

–To Help All Middle Schools Meet the NCLB Mandate at No Cost February 18, 2015 National Education Foundation (NEF), the national non-profit leader in bridging the academic and job skills divides, today launched an innovative Digital Literacy Program, in partnership with the State University of New York (SUNY). This national initiative is a win-win-win program […]

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NEF To Give Away $60M Grant for STEM and Renovations

February 18, 2015 The National Education Foundation (NEF) has recently announced that they will be giving the mandated 10% matching grant to any disadvantaged school district in the nation. With this grant, the said school district will receive $1 million to $30 million in Federal funds for STEM, energy efficiency, renovation and technology. According to […]

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Franklin City Schools receive NEF CyberLearning STEM+ grant

February 11, 2015 Franklin City Public Schools is the recipient of NEF Cyber Learning’s first STEM+ (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, English, Social Studies, SAT/ACT, IT, Business, Desktop) grant in Virginia. NEF launched the STEM+ academy in January for 300 students. They will participate in NEF’s Total System Solution program and receive personalized learning and motivational […]

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About NEF

The National Education Foundation (NEF) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, headquartered in metropolitan Washington, D.C. Founded in 1989, after consultations with national leaders including former President Bill Clinton and Intel founder Dr. Gordon Moore, NEF is the world's leading nonprofit organization bridging the employment, digital and academic divides by providing high quality affordable 21st Century online education to millions of students and jobseekers in many countries including the U.S., India, Egypt and Mauritius. NEF offers 3,000 high quality K-99 online courses using state-of-the-art LMS (Learning Management System) and interactive video platform. Contact us at: 703-823-9999.
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