Duncan touts tech training fund, edtech in budget hearing
March 04, 2015
The Education Department head asked House members on an appropriations subcommittee for more money to better equip students with workforce skills.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The National Security Agency will award $84,000 in scholarships to winners of the 2011 Maryland Cyber Challenge, aimed at encouraging students to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Teams of up to six will compete for scholarships and prizes in a series of real-world cybersecurity games that put critical thinking skills to the test. Winners will be honored at the Maryland Cyber Challenge & Conference next month in Baltimore.