College-Ready Education (U.S.)
Council of teachers weighs in on complexity of teaching profession.
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July 23, 2014 / Daniel Greenstein
Bill Gates urged budget officers from the nation’s leading colleges to measure their own performance to ensure better student outcomes.
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July 16, 2014 / David Wertheimer
Economic opportunities are a critical pathway to ending family homelessness.
July 15, 2014 / David Ruenzel
Instead of students passively receiving knowledge, the Common Core enables students to create knowledge by engaging with big ideas in math, literature, history, and science.
July 15, 2014 / Sophia Faridi
Teacher Sophia Faridi on 13 things Finland does to make students and teachers happy.
July 14, 2014 / David Bley
Why we're optimistic about making homelessness a brief, rare, one-time occurrence in King County, Washington.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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