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.

  • Teachers union cites Common Core in decision to cut Gates funding
    Union members have expressed concern about the poor implementation in many states of the Common Core State Standards, one of the initiatives in which the fund invests ... The Gates Foundation has awarded more than $5 million to the AFT Educational ...
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  • Gates Foundation Invests Half-Billion in Success of Community College Students
    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 ...
    01/8/2014 - 1:05 pm | View Link
  • UCSF Gates Foundation Grant: Researchers Receive $16 Million
    It seems the Gates Foundation has shined on the University of California, San Francisco. UCSF landed $16 million in grant money from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to research child mortality and disease prevention in developing countries.
    01/15/2013 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • Bill Gates Invests In Cancer DNA Sequencing Firm
    “Advances in understanding the human genome are having a dramatic impact on almost every area of medicine. Foundation Medicine’s approach in harnessing the power of genomic data to improve care for cancer patients could represent an extremely important ...
    01/8/2013 - 12:34 am | View Link
  • Gates Foundation's new campus a center for local as well as world issues
    The opening marked the culmination of a seven-year process to build the 900,000-square-foot campus on a 12-acre site across from the Seattle Center at a cost of $500 million ... vaccinate children." The foundation, which invests heavily in new vaccines ...
    06/1/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    Tobacco use is the world’s leading cause of preventable death. Each year, nearly 6.3 million people die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases—more than from ...
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  • Impatient Optimists | Blog | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    How Empowered Women Changed the World January 29, 2014 by Melinda Gates. Going back at least to Thomas Malthus, who published his An Essay on the Principle of ...
    04/17/2014 - 7:48 am | View Website
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    The Gates Foundation’s effort to eradicate polio offers the chance to protect millions of children from paralysis forever.
    04/17/2014 - 6:44 am | View Website
  • Press Releases
    About the Foundation. Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aspires to help all people lead healthy ...
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  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF or the Gates Foundation) is one of the largest private foundations in the world, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. It is ...
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