Gates Foundation Invests More Than $300 Million In Ed Reform

United Press InternationalGates Foundation invests more than $300 million in ed reformWashington PostThe Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday announced a $335 million investment in teacher effectiveness, with major grants for experiments in tenure, evaluation, compensation, training and mentoring in three large school systems ...Gates Foundation gives $335 million for effective teaching in four statesSeattle TimesGates Foundation gives $335M for teacher qualityThe Associated PressL.A.

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    Though the foundation is pretty tight-lipped as to how much money it invests in each of its global health partner companies, we dug up a few numbers: Zyomyx. Gates invested $6 million between 2007 and 2009 and an additional $10 million to support its point ...
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    To that end, the Gates Foundation is investing $35 million over five years to boost community college graduation rates through its latest program called Completion by Design. It is a huge goal. Nearly half of all undergraduates — about 13 million ...
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  • Bill Gates invests in Foundation Medicine, which uses genome data for cancer diagnostics
    Foundation Medicine Inc. said that Bill Gates of Microsoft fame is among investors who expanded the Cambridge company’s Series B financing round by an additional $13.5 million. Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates. (AP File Photo/Ted S. Warren ...
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  • Bill Gates Invests In Cancer DNA Sequencing Firm
    With those words in a press release this morning, Bill Gates ... patient’s tumor. Foundation, which previously listed Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers and Google Ventures, raised $13.5 million in the series B round in which Gates participated, bringing ...
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  • Why Our Foundation Invests in India
    There are 400 million Indians living in extreme poverty ... India is a solid investment for anyone who cares about development. Bill Gates is the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He regularly posts his thoughts about the Foundation's ...
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