XQ: The Super School Project, is a competition led by Laurene Powell Jobs, which is being managed by Russlynn Ali, the former assistant secretary for civil rights in the U.S. Department of Education.
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September 25, 2015
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The giant social-media company Facebook is partnering with the Summit charter school network to refine a tech-based "personalized learning" platform.
July 07, 2015
Vulcan Inc., a company co-owned by Paul Allen, Microsoft's cofounder, recently underwrote research to pinpoint the top opportunities for social impact investing in K-12 education.
May 14, 2015
Winners of the sixth annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition were announced Wednesday, with $140,000 in funding awarded to emerging ed-tech startups.
April 24, 2015
The National School Foundation Association will offer a certification program for pre-K through grade 12 foundations, which organizers say will be the first of its kind in the United States.
August 06, 2014
Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners' abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.
July 02, 2014
New Schools Network, a nonprofit dedicated to a project-based learning model, will be led by Barry Schuler, former chairman and CEO of AOL.
March 20, 2014
A new program for the Los Angeles school districts' 30,000 educators will help them access and apply for grants to benefit the district's 650,000 students.
December 17, 2013
The Walton Family Foundation today announced a $6 million grant to help double the number of students attending private schools with public funds by 2017.
December 14, 2013
The Pearson Charitable Foundation will pay $7.7 million to settle New York state's accusation that the nonprofit's assets were used to benefit Pearson, Inc.