Olympus America, Inc., and Tool Factory, Inc., sponsors of last school year's classroom grants program and student photo contest designed to strengthen education through digital imaging and the power of visual learning (See Olympus and Tool Factory Sponsor Classroom Grants Program and Student Photo Contest), have announced deadlines for new rounds of both programs. Changes to the programs this school year include the following:
* Teacher grants have two deadlines, December 30, 2005, and June 2, 2006--five winners each time.
* The classroom grants program has been expanded from four grants to 10.
* The student contest has been split into two categories: Photography and Art (Photo Manipulation).