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Education

 

Innovations in educational policies and programs

 

Education

The Returns to a Good Education

If children worldwide are to receive the education they deserve, debate needs to move beyond public versus private, profit versus nonprofit.

By Katelyn Donnelly & Susannah Hares | 7 | Dec. 10, 2014
 

Global Issues

Measuring Human Progress

A new report on California highlights how human well-being is a more relevant gauge of progress than economic metrics.

 

Philanthropy

Taking a Hard Look at University Research

Without transparency, can we expect funders to foot the whole bill?

By Anthony Cave | 2 | Oct. 20, 2014
 

Foundations

Leverage: Just Another Fancy Word?

If foundations are serious about leveraging resources for the greatest good, they need to hone every dimension of their own management.

By Michael Feigelson | 1 | Oct. 10, 2014
 
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Education

Investing in “Teacher Town, USA”

A group of local donors has set out to transform the teaching profession in Memphis, Tennessee.

By Betsy Doyle & Mike Perigo | Sep. 18, 2014
 

Education

Disrupting the Textbook Status Quo

Philanthropy can help educators find, create, and demand better options for students.

By Rachel Leifer & Denis Udall | Aug. 27, 2014
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

From Motivated Professional to Global Changemaker

Making the leap—15 insights on leadership and transition from the frontlines of professional education.

By Menno van Dijk & Roshan Paul | 2 | Aug. 18, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Intrapreneurship for Higher Education Reform

Three lessons for intrapreneurship’s emerging community of practice.

 

Economic Development

Community Development Needs a Quarterback

We need to take a new, more holistic approach to creating economic opportunity.

 

Education

New Models for Higher Education

Education systems that incorporate human interaction and multidimensional learning are poised to change what and how we learn.

By Matthew Abrams | 7 | Jul. 15, 2014