Francisco Vara-Orta

Francisco Vara-Orta is a data specialist and staff writer for Education Week who covers school resources and philanthropy, parent empowerment and community engagement.
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October 19, 2017 – Education Week
 Bill Gates outlined new investments for school networks, curricula, and research and development, and a pivot away from long-time investments that are difficult to sustain or scale up.

October 18, 2017 – Education Week
 A nonprofit works with employers to provide lower-income parents with advice, support with their children's education.

October 13, 2017 – Education Week
 The philanthropist unapologetically pushed for more charters and shaped hundreds of district leaders amid a wave of billionaire entrepreneurs who sought to overhaul public education.

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