Articles about
K-12 Education

School Magic

Donors give children the scholarships they need to excel in school and beyond.

The Up Side of Down

Why failing well is the key to success.

Politics and Education Reform

When Bill Gates spoke at the American Enterprise Institute in March, he noted that money alone cannot fix education woes.

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Mediocrity Be Gone

The Relay Graduate School of Education is revolutionizing teacher training.

Total Redesign

Creating a responsive, high quality school system…

Mission Possible: How Charter Schools Can Start-Up, Scale, and Succeed

Eva Moskowitz discusses the creation, growth, and outsized political influence of Success Academy.

They Shall Overcome

Meet the K–12 reform donors who strategically balance charitable giving, legislative advocacy, and direct political engagement.

Blending, Upending

Is blended learning the disruptive innovation of K–12 reform?

Common Core’s Uncommon Rise

How donors helped create a movement for national standards

Interview with Betsy DeVos, the Reformer

The Reformer


The Almanac
of American

A compendium of the Great Donors, Great Achievements, Great Ideas, and Latest Facts on private giving in the U.S.