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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
money for reform
November 13, 2017
Where do the nation’s big charter boosters send their cash? More and more to charter networks
Wealthy charter school backers have directed most of their money to a select number of states, particularly ones where charter schools are better at raising test scores.
October 23, 2017
Gates Foundation: Before we spend $1 billion on school ‘networks,’ tell us how they should work
The foundation wants existing “networks” to explain how they spend their money, and what's already worked for them.
October 17, 2017
Independent charter schools look to raise their profile, apart from networks and Betsy DeVos
At a symposium last week number of independent charter school leaders agreed to launch a new national organization.
January 28, 2016
With a $100,000 Gates grant, IPS moves to strengthen district, charter school collaboration
Five years after taking a pass, IPS will use the money to pay for an "innovation manager."
September 8, 2014
Gates Foundation has donated more than $10 million to Colo. ed groups to support Common Core
No organization has given more money to support the roll out of the Common Core State Standards than the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In the last…
June 11, 2014
Gates Foundation exec: Give students, teachers time on tests
Indiana state Superintendent Glenda Ritz’s argument that it is unfair to connect teacher evaluation to student test results during a transition to new state standards…
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