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Education

 

Innovations in educational policies and programs

 

Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character is the story of the Eagle Academy and of the joys and challenges in educating and serving at-risk boys as they become young men.

 

All in One Place

Single Stop USA provides low-income Americans with a convenient gateway to a wider range of services and benefits.

 

Learning From Charter Schools

What happens when educators transplant successful practices from the charter sector to the public school system?

 
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A New Vision for Funding Science

Philanthropic investment can close the funding gap between science research and the commercialization of science-based products.

 

Mentor for America

Thanks to the New Teacher Center, beginning educators gain support that will help them thrive in a challenging profession.

 
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Taking a Charter Flight

In one prominent effort to reinvent public schools, promise and performance don't necessarily match up.

 

Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education

Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education offers real-world examples of how educators are using data to improve learning.

 
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Franchising a “Fireball”

Aflatoun, a global social and financial education program, is relying on partnerships rather than centralized control to scale up.

 

Advocacy Isn’t “Soft”

Evaluating efforts to promote shifts in policy requires methods that are at once rigorous and flexible.

 
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The Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools

The Public School Advantage draws on empirical data to argue against the popular perception that public schools are inferior to private schools.