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Innovations in educational policies and programs

 

The Mouths of Gift Horses

Why nonprofits should court contributions that help both themselves and society.

By Henry E. Riggs | 1 | Summer 2010
 
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Joanne Weiss

Joanne Weiss is in charge of the federal government’s $4.3 billion Race to the Top Fund, a new program that is funding innovations in K-12 education.

By Eric Nee | 2 | Spring 2010
 

The Flattened Campus

The world's first tuition-free online university hopes to dramatically increase access to higher education.

By Suzie Boss | Spring 2010
 
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Lessons in Courage

Against all odds, the Afghan Institute of Learning educates women and girls in a war-torn society.

By Suzie Boss | Spring 2010
 

Charters Rock Exam

A recent study shows that the UK's charter (like) schools fare better than standard schools on national exams.

By Alana Conner | Spring 2010
 
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Which Fix?

Some school reformers advocate starting over, while others want to keep the same students and site. Both approaches are useful.

By Justin Cohen | Spring 2010
 
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Strength Through Flexibility

Over the past 17 years, the Forum for African Women Educationalists has delivered high-quality education to millions of girls across 35 African countries.

By Kim Jonker | 1 | Winter 2010
 
HALF THE SKY:
Turning Oppression
into Opportunity for
Women Worldwide
Sheryl WuDunn &
Nicholas D. Kristof

Women Hold Both Sky and Solutions

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

Reviewed By Kavita Nandini Ramdas | 3 | Winter 2010
 

Research: Strong Women, Strong Sector

The more empowered a country's women, the more vibrant its nonprofit sector.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2010
 
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15 Minutes with Alan Bersin

California’s secretary of education tackles the nation’s largest school system.

By James A. Phills Jr. | Fall 2006