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What We’re Learning

March 6, 2019 | What We’re Learning

Introducing: What We're Learning Program Officers and staff at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have their ear to the ground listening and learning from the educators and experts who drive student success in this country. Every day, I hear stories about their visits to an impressive school, get an…

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

Today, we are excited to announce our first cohort of investments in Networks for School Improvement (NSI). The cohort includes 19 organizations in 12 states, which will serve as supporting organizations for networks of middle and high schools.

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…