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June 27, 2014

Three Fellowships Awarded to Create 'Innovation' Public Schools in Indianapolis

The winners of the "Innovation School Fellowship" proposed a Montessori-style K-12 school, a blended learning K-6 school, and another design that heavily focuses on entrepreneurship and student engagement.

December 05, 2012

Seven Districts Get Gates Funding for District-Charter Collaboration

Philadelphia, Boston, Denver, New Orleans, Hartford, Conn., and Spring Branch, Texas, were awarded grants from the Gates Foundation to foster collaboration and reduce tension between district and charter schools.

August 29, 2012

A Shifting Role For Local Education Charities

Local charitable organizations are taking a more active stance in guiding education policy discussions in their communities.

April 04, 2012

Districts in Calif., Texas, Fla. Selected as Broad Prize Finalists

The districts, which will be awarded $1 million in scholarship money for their students, represent some newcomers to the competition as well as two repeat finalists.

March 13, 2012

2011 Was Major Investment Year for Walton Family Foundation

The Bentonville, Ark.-based organization continued its support for organizations that promote charter schools and school choice.

December 30, 2011

District Dossier's Year in Review: Scandals and Superintendent Moves

Test tampering in Atlanta, Arlene Ackerman's departure from Philadelphia: both were among the most-read blog posts in District Dossier in 2011.

December 21, 2011

Education Philanthropy Expands to Buffalo, N.Y.

Say Yes to Education, currently working with the school district in Syracuse, will partner with community groups to offer comprehensive supports for Buffalo families.

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