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Take 5: "How Drug-Free School Zones Backfired" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 22, 2017 2:41:34 PM

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New Profit 2017 Press Highlights

Posted by Admin on Dec 22, 2017 12:44:27 PM

As 2017 comes to a close, we are excited to look back and share media pieces written by and about New Profit from this past year. We look forward to keeping the momentum going in 2018 and beyond!

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Take 5: "Putting Their Prison Pasts Behind Them" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 21, 2017 2:27:59 PM

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Take 5: "Standardized Testing Isn't Everything" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 20, 2017 3:01:10 PM

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Take 5: "Making Arts a Core Component in Chicago Schools" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 19, 2017 1:29:39 PM

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Take 5: "Dyslexia Therapy as Key to Closing Literacy Gap" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 18, 2017 1:15:15 PM

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BUILDING CAPACITY FOR THE FUTURE: NEW PROFIT'S 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

Posted by Admin on Dec 15, 2017 3:43:59 PM

We are excited to share New Profit's 2017 Annual Report: Building Capacity for the Future. With our 20th anniversary year fast approaching in 2018, we have a chance to look to our next 20 years and dream big about the future with New Profit's diverse community of problem-solvers who are driving change across the country. In this report, we reflect on the impact we have achieved together in 2017 and this community's unique value and critical role in shaping the future of social problem-solving.

Use the e-reader below to explore New Profit's 2017 Annual Report. To request a hard copy of the report, please email communications@newprofit.org with your mailing address. 

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Take 5: "Teaching, Technology, Transformation" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 15, 2017 1:24:31 PM

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Take 5: "More Personal, More Equitable, More Just" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 14, 2017 3:00:13 PM

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CCSSO: New Resources Offer Guidance to States on Advancing Equity through Personalized Learning

Posted by Admin on Dec 13, 2017 3:27:59 PM

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Tags: Personalized Learning, Reimagine Learning Fund, America Forward Coalition

Take 5: "Strategies for Teaching Collaboration and Critical THinking" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 13, 2017 3:05:40 PM

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Changemaker Spotlight: Bobbi Macdonald, City Neighbors Foundation

Posted by Admin on Dec 13, 2017 11:28:09 AM

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Bobbi Macdonald, Co Founder and Executive Director of City Neighbors Foundation. City Neighbors Foundation works to impact public education in three ways: by operating a network of innovative K-12 schools; by providing professional development opportunity for teachers; and by working to create an environment that allows great schools to thrive in Baltimore, across the state of Maryland, and beyond. Guided by the belief that children are creative, capable, powerful, and worthy of the deepest respect, the City Neighbors approach is rooted in the arts and project-based learning and inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy.

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Tags: Reimagine Learning Fund

Take 5: "An 'Education Return on Investment'" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 12, 2017 3:55:42 PM

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Take 5: "Leading the Way on New Science Standards" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 11, 2017 3:18:54 PM

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Take 5: "The Contradictions of Good Teaching" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 8, 2017 1:56:41 PM

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Take 5: "The Best New Ideas From ESSA Plans" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 7, 2017 3:54:26 PM

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Take 5: "After 16 Years in Prison, A Massachusetts Man Helps Others Rebuild" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 6, 2017 3:29:30 PM

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Take 5: "New Measure Shows Where Students Learn the Most" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 5, 2017 3:51:03 PM

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New Profit, John Legend's FREE AMERICA, and Bank of America announce First 'Unlocked Futures' Entrepreneurs

Posted by Admin on Dec 5, 2017 9:34:58 AM

Backed by Grammy Winner and activist John Legend’s FREEAMERICA, New Profit, and Bank of America, Unlocked Futures supports social entrepreneurs impacted by the criminal justice system

December 5, 2017 (U.S.) - Eight entrepreneurs from across America who founded mission-driven organizations focused on criminal justice system reform have been selected to be part of the first cohort of the Unlocked Futures accelerator program. Both for-profit and nonprofit models are represented in the first cohort, and the entrepreneurs will receive capacity building funding and support to grow the impact and reach of their organizations, behind a shared goal of ending mass incarceration in America.

The entrepreneurs, who were featured in a just-released video (see below) and an article in Fast Company, are:

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Tags: John Legend, Bank of America, Deloitte, freeamerica, Grammy, unlocked futures

Take 5: "Rural America's Neglected Higher-Education Problem" and More

Posted by Admin on Dec 4, 2017 2:34:22 PM

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Take 5: "Paid Parental Leave, Except for Most Who Need It" And More

Posted by Admin on Dec 1, 2017 2:07:26 PM

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