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Take 5: "Ensuring Students are Known by More Than Just Names" and More

Posted by Admin on Oct 30, 2017 3:48:48 PM

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

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Tags: breakthroughs, Changemakers, KIPP, Learning Disabilities, Social Innovation News, Achievement Gaps, ADHD, Computer Science, Eye to Eye, Take 5, student enrollment

Take 5: "How Housing Authorities Can Shape School Outcomes" and More

Posted by Admin on Sep 8, 2017 2:28:38 PM


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Tags: education, housing authorities, Impact, Learning Disabilities, literacy, outcomes, social innovation, Social Innovation News, STEM, Amplify Blog, Dyslexia, Early Learning, Entrepreneurship, project literacy, school, Take 5, Trauma-informed 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

Reimagine Learning: June 2016 Feature Blog

Posted by Admin on Jun 22, 2016 11:32:27 AM


In this month's feature blog, Nick Randell, Program Officer at The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, chronicles the Foundation's decision in 2010 to target education support for learners with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities, who face some of the steepest challenges in our current system. The subsequent collaboration with New Profit gave rise to the Reimagine Learning Fund. With the support of visionary funders like the Tower Foundation, for the past four years, the Reimagine Learning Fund at New Profit has been leveraging aligned action to shift the paradigm of how the U.S. education system supports the academic and life success of all learners.

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Tags: Christina Haines, education, Investment, Learning Disabilities, philanthropy, Reimagine Learning Fund, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, Tower Foundation, venture philanthropy

Presidential 2016: Leveraging Policy to Address the Needs of Today’s Students

Posted by America Forward on Jun 2, 2016 12:58:13 PM





The following post was written by Jessica Crawford, America Forward Director of Strategic Partnerships and Sarah Groh, America Forward Manager

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Tags: Beyond 12, Congress, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, president, Sarah Groh, ADHD, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Dyslexia, Federal Funding, Financial Aid, Jessica Crawford, Single Stop, YouthBuild USA

All Eyes on Dyslexia: Senators Spotlight the Intersection of Science, Learning and Dyslexia

Posted by America Forward on May 31, 2016 5:05:59 PM





In just a few weeks, Jocelyn Hanrath, a soccer goalie with an eye on the Olympics, will graduate from her hometown high school in Salt Lake City with a 3.7 GPA. This fall, she will enroll in college in Washington state to pursue a degree in sports management and complete an internship with the Seattle Reign, a professional women’s soccer team. Earlier this spring, Jocelyn was awarded the 2016 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship from the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).

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Tags: Dysgraphia, HELP, learning differences, Learning Disabilities, NCLD, Senate Committee on Health Education Labor and Pen, Senator, Senator Cassidy, Senator Mikulski, Senator Murkowski, Senator Murphy, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Bennet, Dyslexia, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Salt Lake City, Understood, understood.org

Take 5: "Dyslexia and the Wider World of Creativity and Talent" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 15, 2015 11:20:37 AM


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Tags: African American, bill and melinda gates foundation, Black Men, intelligence, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Mark Zuckerberg, MindShift, Pathways Out of Poverty, Philanthrocapitalism, Poverty, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Talent, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Alliance for Excellent Education, Amplify Blog, creativity, Dyslexia, EdSurge, Future Ready District Pledge, Future Ready Initiative, 'Future Ready' School Leader, public health, teaching, Technology, U.S. Department of Education, venture philanthropy, white house

Take 5: "Arne Duncan’s Wars" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 5, 2015 9:51:18 AM


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Tags: Arne Duncan, Books, Clinton, education, Greg Walton, Health Services, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, MindShift, #OpportunityRedefined, professional, Psychology, Self-Esteem, Social Innovation News, Stanford, Amplify Blog, Clinton Global Initiative, College, Grade School, Politico, Stanford University, The Huffington Post, Understood, understood.org, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Using Design Thinking to Eradicate Poverty Creation" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 1, 2015 3:23:21 PM


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Tags: Afterschool Programs, Arne Duncan, bipartisan, Child Development, Congress, Design Thinking, Education World, John Boehner, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Los Angeles Unified School District, Mandatory Prison Sentences, Maryanne Wolf, MindShift, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, Poverty, Poverty Creation, Senate, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, STEM, STEM Education, Amplify Blog, CJS, Criminal Justice Reform, Dyslexia, Education Secretary, Global Poverty, National Press CLub, Prison Sentences, The New York Times, The Washington Post, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "How Kids Pay Attention (and Why Some Kids Struggle With It)" and more...

Posted by Admin on Sep 28, 2015 3:18:25 PM


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Tags: Child Development, Columbia University, Kindergarten, learning differences, Learning Disabilities, Math, Organizations, Personalized Learning, Poverty, Pre-K, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, EdCentral, Fast Company, New Classrooms, Penn State, Teach to One, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, U.N., UC-Irvine, Understood, Unemployment, United Nations, venture philanthropy, Vocabulary