Gates Foundation

Streamlining Remediation To Help Students GraduateResearch shows that those who start college with remedial courses are far more likely to drop out, so a change is in the works.
Khan AcademyMy grandson told me he was learning advanced math and when I asked where, he told me it was at a free website program, Khan Academy. Millions of others are doing the same.
City Hopes To Improve Performance, Cash In On Grants With Student ConsolidationIt's called the Great Schools Compact, and the city is hoping it'll be worth millions in grants from the Gates Foundation.
Overhauling Early EducationThe PreK-3 movement is ambitious, with connecting objectives -- universal access to free public preschool, mandatory full day kindergarten and a seamless curriculum from PreK through third grade with increased parental involvement.