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.
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July 07, 2015
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.
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.
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.
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 13, 2014
When Lyndsey Layton interviewed Bill Gates a few months ago, she violated one of the major taboos of the education reform discourse.
July 03, 2014
I am trying to make sense of the education reform project, which seems a mass of contradictions. On the one hand, we have a seemingly utopian project with bold pronouncements about the boundless capacity of all students