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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    senior policy officer with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, at a September meeting. Over the last few years, community colleges across the country have been turning their focus from student access rates to student completion rates. Since college ...
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  • Smart Sparrow wins Gates e-learning grant
    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has selected Australian e-learning startup Smart Sparrow for a grant in a $20 million international competition ... educators sharing next-generation courseware and ed-tech. Smart Sparrow won a grant for the BEST ...
    09/29/2014 - 6:03 pm | View Link
  • Teachers protest in downtown Seattle, say Bill Gates is ruining education
    Bill Gates has poured millions of dollars into public education reform in the U.S., and some teachers aren’t too ... largely to support from the Gates Foundation. The Foundation has not only put more than $200 million toward the initiative, but also ...
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  • Gates Foundation Invests Half-Billion in Success of Community College Students
    Journalism giant and Sarah Lawrence College alumna Barbara Walters is donating $15 million to her alma mater to establish ... has been disinvited from speaking at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland after a group of students complained that he ...
    01/8/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • Bill Gates Invests In Cancer DNA Sequencing Firm
    With those words in a press release this morning, Bill Gates, the world ... a particular 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 ...
    01/8/2013 - 12:36 am | View Link
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  • Impatient Optimists | Blog | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Assessing Risk Within Digital Financial Services February 11, 2015 by Jason Lamb. As the availability and popularity of digital financial services (DFS) grows in an ...
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  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    The Gates Foundation’s effort to eradicate polio offers the chance to protect millions of children from paralysis forever.
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  • ::. The Gates Millennium Scholars .::
    Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers scholarships to students of diverse backgrounds.
    03/2/2015 - 6:49 am | View Website
  • Gates of Vienna
    After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:
    03/1/2015 - 3:37 am | View Website
  • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
    In the developing world, 2.5 billion people practice open defecation or lack adequate sanitation facilities; an additional 2.1 billion urban residents use facilities ...
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