Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Topics / College-Ready Education (U.S.)

The foundation has set an ambitious goal in K-12 education: to graduate all students college-ready. Currently, only a third of students graduate on-time with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed beyond high school. Together with our partners, we are working to provide all students—especially low-income and minority students—with the opportunity to realize their full potential.

Learn more below and visit the program page for more details about our work in this area.

The Power of Teacher Collaboration: ECET2

ECET2 Conferences elevate and celebrate teaching and teachers across the country!

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What PD Looks Like When Teachers Lead Schools

As schools decide how to better provide professional development opportunities, teachers and administrators alike are considering some of the insights coming out of the teacher-led school movement about professional development.

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Focus on Teachers: Teacher Kristie Martorelli, Connecting and Building Teacher Leaders in Arizona

Arizona teacher, Kristie Martorelli focuses on connecting teachers to elevate and celebrate the profession.

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Refresh and Refocus: Notes from the PIE Network Summit

Gavin Payne, director of U.S. Program Policy & Advocacy at the Gates Foundation, reflects on the 2014 PIE Network Summit.

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Q & A on the promise of education for Latino youth

Allan Golston chats with CHCI President Esther Aguilera about giving every child a great education.

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