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Take 5: "Learning Mindsets and Skills" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 10, 2017 2:35:21 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: AFPNYC, Association of Fundraising Professional, Center for American Progress, Coal Country, Columbia University, Kalish & Associates, NYU, Personalized Learning, philanthropy, Recidivism, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Community College, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Godeke Consulting, Prison, the chronicle of philanthropy, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Weill Cornell Medicine

Take 5: "How Teachers Learn to Discuss Racism" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 9, 2017 5:08:04 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Congress, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, inequality, Inside Philanthropy, No Child Left Behind, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, President Barack Obama, Racism, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Education Secretary, Education Week, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Fast Company, John King, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, John B. King, No Child Left Behind Act, Trump Administration, Urban-Education Programs

Take 5: "Why Innovation Matters" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 4, 2017 3:26:25 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Buzzword, collaboration, Design Thinking, Innovation, New Profit, New Teacher Center, nonprofits, NPR, philanthropy, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Deloitte, Dyslexia, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, the chronicle of philanthropy, Twitter, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Here's How You Can Use Your MBA For Good" and more...

Posted by Admin on Aug 8, 2016 1:37:46 PM



Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: black lives matter, City Connects, immigration, K-12, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Mayte Lara Ibarra, MBA, Morris Academy, NPR, Organizations, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Deferred Action, E4E, Early Learning, Educators 4 Excellence, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Fast Company Co. Exist, John King, Larissa Martinez, The New York Times, U.S. Secretary of Education

New Profit Makes Six New Incubation Investments

Posted by Admin on Jul 12, 2016 12:30:38 PM


Over the past year, the Reimagine Learning Focus Fund has made six new incubation investments. Incubation grants are one-year investments that focus on supporting innovative organizations and programs to evolve their work in line with the Reimagine Learning vision. Look below for information about all six incubation grants

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Tags: BPL, Branching Minds, Carlos Moreno, CAST, Cognitive Science, Education Research, Jane Feinberg, Lawrence Acceleration Academies, Lawrence Public Schools, Learning Disabilities, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Reimagine Learning Fund, RTI, Shruti Sehra, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Andrew Frishman, Big Picture Learning, Boston Public Schools BPS, coding, Developmental Psychology, Diverse Learners, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Hackathon, Jeffrey Riley, LD, MAC, Response to Intervention, Superintendent, Teach For All, TLPI, Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, UDL, Universal Design for Learning, venture philanthropy, Washington DC

New Profit Focus Fund Updates

Posted by Admin on Jul 5, 2016 11:31:27 AM


New Profit has six active funds for supporting visionary social entrepreneurs and bringing them together with change agents from other sectors, including policy and business, to take on big systemic challenges. From early childhood learning to K-12 education, workforce development, and public health, we are pushing the boundaries of problem solving in collaboration with amazing partners.

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Tags: education, EL, iMentor, K-12, Lawrence Public Schools, LEAP Innovations, Learn to Earn Fund, low income, Mauricio Lim Miller, New Profit Innovation Fund, Pathways, Pathways Fund, Phyllis Lockett, Reimagine Learning Fund, Reimagine School Systems, Reimagine School Systems Fund, RSS, Salem Public Schools, social entrepreneurship, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, College Access, College Advising Corps, College Success, College Summit, Early Learning, Early Learning Fund, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Focus Fund, focus funds, Learn to Earn, Portfolio Performance and Support, public health, Social Innovation Fund, venture philanthropy, workforce development, Year Up, YouthBuild

Presidential 2016: Performance-Based Leadership - The Future of Pay for Success

Posted by America Forward on Jun 21, 2016 12:17:27 PM


Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Caroline Whistler, Co-Founder and Co-President of Third Sector Capital Partners, about performance-based leadership, unlocking and accessing data, and leveraging evidence to facilitate the development of meaningful policy change.

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Tags: Caroline Whistler, homelessness, Pay For Success, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Presidential, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners, WIOA, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Presidential 2016: Activating America’s High School Students is Key to Improving Post-Secondary Attainment

Posted by America Forward on May 19, 2016 10:30:37 AM




Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their innovative solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Keith Frome, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of College Summit, about the power of student voices and peer engagement in improving college enrollment rates.

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Tags: Civil Rights, Inglewood, Kathryn Barnes, Kieth Frome, Ramon Gomez, Selfless Advocacy, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, College, College Summit, Deloitte, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, UCLA

A Rising Tide of Energy to Reimagine School for All Learners

Posted by Admin on May 11, 2016 4:30:07 PM




The following post was written by Jody Cornish, a Managing Partner with the Reimagine Learning Focus Fund.

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Tags: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, inequality, James S. Coleman, Jody Cornish, President Barack Obama, Reimagine Learning Fund, Teach For America, Thomas Jefferson, achievement gap, Amplify Blog, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Movement, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, FDA, Focus Fund, SXSWedu, TFA, Thomas Kane, War on Poverty

#NPGathering16: The America Forward Story

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 17, 2016 3:38:05 PM



We're counting down to the 2016 Gathering of Leaders in California on March 23-24! Follow us here and on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook for live updates.

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Tags: Pay For Success, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Every Student Succeeds Act