12/14/2015 3:50:23 PM / Vicki Phillips, Lynn Olson
The Let's Talk series is designed to share what we are learning from our investments and the work of our partners. Our work highlights the importance of high standards; high-quality feedback; and strong, useful tools.
12/10/2015 8:06:42 PM / Vicki Phillips, Carina Wong
The Let’s Talk series is designed to share what we are learning from our investments and the work of our partners. Check out what teachers have to say in this first edition.
11/30/2015 10:29:01 PM / Vicki Phillips
Teacher leader, Barry Saide lights up when he talks about his students.
11/3/2015 7:41:53 PM / Vicki Phillips
It's exciting to see an increasing array of flexible, instructional tools available in the digital marketplace. Teachers, superintendents, district leaders and others in the field have said they want to know more about what's available.
10/19/2015 5:39:28 PM / Vicki Phillips
Teachers should have the backing of a system that supports excellence so they can teach their kids high standards and keep getting better at it year after year. That’s the focus of our K-12 work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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quo." —Bill Gates
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The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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