New York’s Center for Economic Opportunity tests new antipoverty programs from the mayor’s office.
Class Warfare: Inside the Fight to Fix America’s Schools by Steven Brill
A new approach that builds relevant marketplace, entrepreneurship, and health care skills is needed.
The National Math and Science Initiative aims to avert the crisis in secondary school education by replicating proven programs.
A new Facebook app helps incoming freshmen connect—but within the closed community of their college.
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American educators, policymakers, and philanthropists are overselling the role of the highly skilled individual teacher and undervaluing the benefits that come from teacher collaborations.
mPowering has created an app that awards goods and services to individuals facing extreme poverty when they make beneficial choices.
A recent study found three common barriers to knowledge sharing across nonprofits and their networks, as well as ways and means to overcome them.
More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty by Dean Karlan & Jacob Appel
Two insiders explore why foundations micromanage how social problems are solved and explore what grant makers can do to foster high impact strategies.