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K-12 Education

Grit and Self-control: Determinants of Success

Angela Duckworth is trying to solve the quandary of enduring behavior change, the latest in the science of character development.

Event Recap: Supplying the Demand for High-Quality Private Options

Nearly 100 donor attendees and foundation staff heard from upstart investors, policy experts, and growing school network operators about the necessary investments needed to expand school choice at the K-12...

The ESSA Question: What Does the New Federal Education Law Mean for Philanthropy?

Breakout session recap from the 2016 National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy.

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Enabling Student Success: How Social-Emotional Learning Can Impact Schools

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Remote Access: The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Rural Education

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2016 National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy

Attendees at the 2016 National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy toured innovative schools in Silicon Valley, and heard firsthand from visionary leaders in K-12 philanthropy.

Interview with Eva Moskowitz

How this hard-charging leader of school reform accomplishes miracles.

The Art of Public-Policy Philanthropy: Fighting for School Reform

Featuring Chester Finn, John Kirtley, Fred Klipsch, Betsy DeVos, and Thomas Carroll.

The Memphis Approach to Attracting Great Teachers

What will it take to attract, develop, and retain high-performing teachers to reverse chronically low-achieving schools?

Teaming Up for Transparency

Los Angeles is home to one of the country’s largest Catholic school communities, and a generous network of supporters.