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How is our forced effort at online education going?
Whys and ways of preserving donor intent
Real problems, Mo giving, buildings for charter schools, donor privacy, RealClearJournalism, how donors can help break policy logjams.
A mid-size foundation seeks a lasting impact on public policy.
The forthright social conservative on religious liberty, translating principles into policy, and the importance of saying what you truly believe.
Alex M. Azar speaks on the future of health care and the private sector
Frederick M. Hess reviews Steven Brill s new book on recent developments in K 12 education reform
How donors helped win a war of ideas and how they can do it again
An overview of the Spring 2012 issue on giving to colleges and universities
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is funding what could someday be viewed as higher education s Great Disruption
The best efforts against poverty reinforce what people are doing right
A small group of donors is up against the worst drug epidemic ever. They need help.
Americans use technology for comfort, not revolution
Look outside cities for today's neediest classrooms
An anecdotal call for crimping America's distinctive private philanthropy
The Republican investor on running NPR for $1, how to be an effective board member, and his very own dinosaur.
Donors launch an experiment that could spark seminal social reform
SPLC on the warpath. The truth on foreign aid. Getting bluegrass in the black. Making Americans. An Oscar for humanitarianism.
Little platoons on pontoons. Crisp progress in the Big Apple. Nonprofits brace for new overtime rules.
Bruce and Suzie Kovner give to schoolchildren, music students, and policymaking. Here's how and why.
The trading titan on investing in ideas and policy, school choice, and music
These enthusiastic donors believe every gift matters
The Hewlett Foundation wants to improve the effectiveness of our political debates
Featuring Kim Dennis, Gara LaMarche, Roger Hertog, and Chris DeMuth
Where are the old-line veterans charities headed?
You thought only government could do defense? Think again!
The case for donors to get involved with schools of education
A 15-year update on the winners of the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership
An education donor went to court; will other givers and other causes follow?
Schools need better teaching, not more money: Bill Gates. Celebrity philanthropy fizz. Bureaucracy-ridden sluggards.
How the late Pete Peterson's donations helped Washington find budget balance
Giving for the religious. A Black Friday for donors. A Grinch-like plan for parks. The cost of a tax change. Medical marvels.
Reviews of new books on why philanthropy matters, conscious capitalism, school leadership, and creating a charter school.
The promise and peril of America s most selective public high schools
American students are increasingly ignorant of American civics. Donors are working to revive appreciation of founding principles
Today's schools are inhospitable to many young males
A Texas couple create a new community to help women exit cycles of abuse.
Reasons to join us in Charleston.