November 23, 2015 / David Wertheimer
The encampments and tent cities that are now familiar parts of our urban landscape aren’t eyesores to ignore, but reminders of one of the greatest inequities in what we want to believe is a land of opportunity.
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November 23, 2015 / Deborah Loewenberg Ball
Within the local K-12 school systems, TeachingWorks will work with practicing district mentors, coaches, and other leaders to provide support for beginning teaching.
November 23, 2015 / Heather Peske
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Massachusetts DESE will be able to prepare these new educators with the right tools, resources, and practices so that they are ready for their first day in the classroom.
November 20, 2015 / Kathryn Button, Sarah Beal
U.S. PREP, along with its university and school partners, hopes to learn how to significantly improve the effectiveness of new teachers who are working with children of color and those living in poverty.
November 20, 2015 / Brent Maddin
Teacher2 (“TeacherSquared”), a new national center created to strengthen the capacity of teacher education programs nationally, expects to help tens of thousands of teachers flourish over the next ten years.
"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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