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April 24, 2015

New National Certification Program Aims to Train Local School Foundation Leaders

The six-month program spearheaded by the Illinois-based National School Foundation Association is aimed at training small, local school foundation leaders on effective management, networking, and fundraising.

March 09, 2015

'My Brother's Keeper' First-Year Report Highlights Focus on Minority Males

More than $300 million has been donated by foundations and corporations to boost the My Brother's Keeper-aligned initiatives, along with pledges of support from nearly 200 mayors, tribal leaders, and county executives.

February 18, 2015

Foundations Donate $10 million to Boys of Color Initiative

Improving the lives of boys of color has emerged as an urgent public policy issue in the last couple of years, most recently evidenced by President Barack Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative.

February 06, 2015

Changes in Seattle, Dispute Over Charter Expansion Costs in Philly & More

We look at the possible roll-back of four-day school week in Minnesota, dispute over the cost of charter expansion in Philadelphia, and supporting high-achieving, low-income students.

February 02, 2015

Broad Foundation Puts Hold on Its Prize for Urban Education

The foundation said that it will reassess the prize given how urban education has changed in the last 13 years, but it was also disappointed with the "sluggish" performance in urban schools.

January 22, 2015

Philly Teachers' Union Says Ruling Against District a Victory for Collective Bargaining

A Pennsylvania judge ruled on Thursday that the Philadelphia School Reform Commission does not have authority to unilaterally change the teachers'union contract and impose new terms.

January 21, 2015

Districts Bolstering Leadership Ranks Under Principal Initiative, Report Finds

The Wallace Foundation-commissioned study found that six districts it has invested in are more effectively using data to "make better-informed decisions on hiring and placing" school leaders.

September 10, 2014

Boys of Color in Rural Communities Target of New Philanthropic Investments

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is partnering with regional philanthropies to fund efforts that support African American, Latino, and Native American boys and young men living in the South and Southwest.

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.

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