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August 31, 2018

Back to School: Always Learning At the foundation, we believe it shouldn’t matter where you are from, how much money you have, or what color your skin is—every student should have the same opportunity to succeed. That’s why—as Melinda explains—our foundation has always invested in public schools and always will.…

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Networks for School Improvement: When Schools Learn, Students Learn

August 28, 2018

Networks for School Improvement When Schools Learn, Students Learn [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feM73ZhInMI&feature=youtu.be[/embed] At the foundation, our K-12 strategy is focused on identifying approaches that are particularly successful in schools serving Black, Latino, and low-income students. We work with partners committed to equity to implement strategies, learn what works, and improve outcomes for…

Statement: Release of the Results of IPS

June 29, 2018 | Effective TeachingTeacher EngagementTeacher Observation

Statement from Allan Golston, President U.S. Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation On the release of the results of the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching study of teacher evaluation “This report is consistent with many of the findings and trends of the interim report, which was released in 2016. We…

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Appreciating Teachers By Supporting Teachers

May 7, 2018

A Blog From Allan Golston: Appreciating Teachers By Supporting Teachers Would you be where you are today without the people in your life who encouraged and inspired you? If you’re like me, the answer is ‘no.’ As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week this week across the country and here at the…