Mathematics Parents, Teachers Agree: Math Matters, But Schools Must Make It Relevant
Parents rank math as both the most important school subject and the most in need of updating and improvement.
Mathematics How Would Teachers Spend the Gates Foundation $1.1 Billion Investment in Math?
Professional development that actually sticks, smaller classes, and better instructional materials are on educators' wish lists.
Mathematics Why the Gates Foundation Is Investing $1.1 Billion in Math Education
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is investing big in math, including teacher training and high quality instructional materials.
Mathematics Gates Foundation Targets Culturally Responsive Math Teaching With New Grants
The goal is to improve algebra outcomes for Black and Latino students, English-language learners, and students experiencing poverty.
Federal New Biden Education Staffers Arrive Via Gates Foundation, K-12 Reform Group, Sen. Sanders
The latest round of appointees to the Education Department includes some policy insiders, but there's no single trend or direction so far.
Equity & Diversity Gates Foundation Unveils Grants to Make Algebra More Culturally Relevant
The foundation wants to fund projects that reflect students' lived experiences, strengthen their math identities, and explore issues of social justice.
Education New York State Teams With Gates Foundation to 'Reimagine Education' Amid Pandemic
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York will work with the philanthropy on developing new online learning strategies as it continues to grapple with the crisis caused by the coronavirus.
Education Funding Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Asked for Big New Education Ideas. Here's What They Got
As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by nonprofits, universities, corporations, developers, and educators.
Classroom Technology Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Asked for Big New Education Ideas. Here's What They Got.
As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by nonprofits, universities, corporations, developers and educators.
Education Funding Gates Unveils First-Round Grants in New Education Strategy
The $92 million in grants will support networks of schools working to help students of color and low-income students find a path to college.
College & Workforce Readiness With $92 Million in Grants, Gates Foundation Launches Newest Strategy to Improve K-12 Schools
The strategy focuses on supporting networks of schools working to boost high school graduation and college enrollment among middle and high school students.
Classroom Technology Gates Foundation Gives $2.2M to For-Profit Company Tackling School Schedules
Ed-tech company Abl will lead the new "Unlocking Time" initiative, which will include a self-assessment and free online resources about how schools can better structure their time.
Teacher Preparation 'An Expensive Experiment': Gates Teacher-Effectiveness Program Shows No Gains for Students
An evaluation of a multi-year effort by the Gates Foundation to improve teaching, which cost $575 million, found no evidence the program improved student outcomes or gave low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers.
International The Gates Foundation's Education Plans Go International
The foundation wants to help schools in developing countries have access to "better information, evidence, tools, and approaches to improve teaching and learning."