Proponents of charter school expansion in Massachusetts thought that a ballot initiative was the obvious bet. They were wrong.
Education Innovations in educational policies, programs, and practices
While old foundations typically support traditional public-school institutions, new foundations are seeking to reshape or bypass them.
An educational collaboration between a literacy program for public schools and the government of Punjab, India, struggles with accountability and political support.
Foundations are shifting their higher-education funding to outside organizations that promote initiatives they favor.
An excerpt from Leapfrogging Inequality: Remaking Education to Help Young People Thrive.
Institutionalizing college savings through the application of savings strategies from financial behavior research can help make college accessible to all.
The private sector offers more than just deep pockets to the quest for global education; companies have talent, resources, and new ideas to share.
How can we transform the university research enterprise to enhance its social impact?
Girls Coding, a free after-school and weekend program run by Pearls Africa Foundation, seeks to create a pathway out of poverty and bring its students into Nigeria’s male-dominated technology sector.
My experience in Erdoğan’s Turkey has taught me that NGOs need to avoid polarizing politics, focus on core values, and find allies to survive and thrive in closing societies.
Billions of dollars are poised to flow into development impact bonds (DIBs) as a mechanism for solving social challenges around the world. Now is the time to make sure these complex structures are grounded in sensible approaches to measuring impact.
AI4ALL’s summer programs for high schoolers aim to increase diversity in the growing field of artificial intelligence.
NGO Aktion Courage spurs students’ activist energy to promote antiracist programming across Germany.
Green Schoolyards America connects ecological innovation with education, equity, and community engagement.
Existing programs that promote and support women’s entrepreneurship help address the inequality that currently exists, but they don’t reach women early enough.