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.
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May 14, 2015
May 07, 2015
Jack Schneider and Mercedes Schneider discuss the so-called privatization agenda in public education.
May 05, 2015
Although the foundation's education initiatives have benefited individual families, those improvements aren't translating into systemwide change, according to the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.
May 01, 2015
The glossy magazine for the nation's wealthy set cites the work of an array of education givers, some well-known, some not.
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.
December 12, 2014
The campaign encourages members of Univision's mostly Hispanic audience to talk, read, and sing with their infants and toddlers.
October 28, 2014
Bill Clinton added some heft to the push for early-childhood education last month when he chose it as the topic of the annual Hult Prize for young social entrepreneurs.
October 23, 2014
The recipient, the Chicago-based Ounce of Prevention Fund, operates Early Head Start and Head Start programs and offers home visiting, among other direct services.
October 09, 2014
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to borrow $17 million in "social impact bonds" to expand his city's public preschool program.
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.