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December 03, 2014

Education Activist, Philanthropist Gerard 'Gerry' Leeds Dies at 92

Mr. Leeds and his wife founded the Alliance for Excellent Education and Institute for Student Achievement, advocacy groups with the goal of shining a spotlight on the nation's at-risk secondary students.

September 27, 2013

KFC Scholarships Seek to Restart Employees' Academic Ambitions

Kentucky Fried Chicken's foundation is offering $2,000 grants to its employees to go to two- or four-year colleges.

October 23, 2012

Miami-Dade District Wins Broad Prize

After four years as a finalist for the Broad Prize, the 350,000-student Miami-Dade County public school system has won the award. The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation provides $550,000 in scholarships to a school district it determines to be the nation's most-improved urban school districts, and $150,000 apiece to three finalists.

November 15, 2011

KIPP Charter Network Receives $25.5 Million From Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation is announcing its plans today to donate $25.5 million to the Knowledge is Power Program, or KIPP, charter network.

July 22, 2010

Broad Foundation Re-Focuses, Changes Leadership

The Broad Foundation is refocusing its direction after 11 years.

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