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Success in school starts at home

It's hard to do homework when you don't have a home. An innovative program based in Tacoma, Washington, is expanding statewide to support more schools in identifying and supporting the growing population of homeless students. Because success in school starts at home.

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Leaders & Lessons: A Conversation with Former Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Lillian Lowery

Gavin and former MD Superintendent Dr. Lillian Lowery discuss what policymakers and other stakeholders should focus on in order to raise student achievement. Dr. Lowery has led and implemented some of the most significant educational initiatives of the past decade, including securing a Race to the Top grant and transitioning to the Common Core State Standards and new assessments.

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Leaders & Lessons: A Conversation with Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Deborah A. Gist

A Conversation with Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Deborah A. Gist

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The Promise of Personalized Learning Revealed In Two New Studies

Last week the foundation joined more than 3,000 K-12 school and district leaders, policymakers, researchers, educators and entrepreneurs at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Blended and Online Learning Symposium.

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Apply now to attend our education #GatesSocial

Tweeters are invited to apply to attend our Oct. 7 Gates Social Media Meetup in Seattle, Wash. At this event you’ll have the opportunity to talk with members of our U.S. program, and attend a keynote session featuring Bill & Melinda Gates at our U.S. Education Learning Forum.

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