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Take 5: "Why Teachers Need Their Freedom" and More

Posted by Admin on Sep 11, 2017 1:22:14 PM


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

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Tags: Changemakers, education, Leila Janah, low income, New Profit, Poverty, Public Schools, Samasource, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, diabilities, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Early Learning, Entrepreneurship, focus funds, Freedom, #GiveWork, Take 5, teaching, Washington Post

Take 5: "Audacious Philanthropy" and More

Posted by Admin on Aug 23, 2017 1:48:50 PM


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

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Tags: fundraising, gifting, harvard business review, high-achieving, Innovation, low income, nonprofits, NPR, philanthropy, Social Innovation News, Stanford, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amazon, Amplify Blog, College, Curriculum, Giving, Grantmaking, students, support, teaching, TechCrunch, Technology

Take 5: "Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 25, 2017 4:41:40 PM


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

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Tags: Blended Learning, Bloomberg Philanthropies, iNACOL, low income, Patti Harris, Personalized Learning, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Dean Douglas Elmendorf, Dean Nitin Nohria, Harvard, Harvard Kennedy School, Mike Bloomberg, The Hechinger Report, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "The Science of Adversity" and more...

Posted by Admin on Mar 6, 2017 5:02:39 PM


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

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Tags: adversity, Affordable Housing, Citizen Schools, CityLab, Houston, Impact Investing, low income, Pamela Cantor, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Texas, The Future of Learning, Affordable Housing Shortage, AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow, Amplify Blog, Diego Bermjo, Freedom at Work, Freedom at Work Talks, Sam Chaltain, school, Sugar Grove Academy, teaching, Turnaround for Children, Violence, WorldBlu

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

Take 5: "Why Identity and Emotion are Central To Motivating the Teen Brain" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 10, 2015 1:02:11 PM


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

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Tags: Chronic Illness, Code, Computer Science Education Week, Contra Costa Times, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Emotion, Health Leads, housing, Identity, low income, MindShift, Organizations, Social Innovation News, STEM, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Asthma, Diabetes, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Eviction, getting smart, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Nov 23, 2015 5:30:31 AM


Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: Bay Area, Brendan Ziebarth, Carrick Reddin, Charter Schools, Common Core Standards, Community Service, Donation, education, High School, i3, Innovate, Innovate Public Schools, Investing in Innovation, Investing in Innovation Scale Up Grant, Kayleigh White, KIPP, KIPP Explore, Knowledge is Power Program, low income, Low-Income Communities, Masters, Match Education, New Teacher Center, New York City, Organizations, Pay For Success, Public School, Reimagine Learning Fund, Reimagine Schools Systems, RL, RSS, Rylie Davis, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, Charter, College, College Summit, Common Core, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, elementary school, Erica Tunick, Families for Excellent Schools, Food Corps, Match, New Teacher Center's 14th National Symposium on Te, (NTC), Social Sector, students, teaching, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital, Third Sector Capital Partners, U.S. Department of Education, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Washington University

Take 5: "A High-Stakes Education" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 4, 2015 1:48:00 PM


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

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Tags: Citizen Schools, Classes, Disadvantaged Citizens, education, Forbes, Global Education Systems, Homework, John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award, low income, Low-Income Neighborhoods, New Profit Innovation Fund, NPIF, Opportunity Gap, Organizations, Poverty, Real Clear Education, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Child Trends, Education System, educators, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, Prison, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Workforce

Moving America Forward: Market-Able America

Posted by Lexi Barrett on Oct 13, 2015 11:44:13 AM


On Thursday, October 15, America Forward will launch “Moving America Forward: Innovators Lead the Way to Unlocking America’s Potential,” a briefing book intended for 2016 Presidential candidates and policymakers at all levels of government who aspire to unlock the potential of all Americans and make our nation, once again, the land of opportunity. This week, America Forward will be featuring solutions from our Coalition of social innovators to address the five challenges of our time laid out in “Moving America Forward.” Today, Lexi Barrett, Policy Director at America Forward, addresses the “Market-Able America” challenge and discusses how America Forward Coalition organizations are making postsecondary education more responsive to changing needs of students and demands of the economy.

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Tags: 000 Degrees, $10, Age, Beyond 12, Bottom Line, Briefing Book, Economy, education, Graduation Rates, High School, High School Graduates, Higher Education, Higher Education System, low income, 2016 Election, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College, College Possible, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Lexi Barrett, Market-Able America, Policymakers, Postsecondary Education, Scholarships, Socio-Economic Status, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "New study: Principals satisfied with Teach For America teachers" and more...

Posted by Admin on Sep 25, 2015 2:36:01 PM


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

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Tags: Be The Change Inc., Bicycle, Freelancers Union, low income, Marco Zappacosta, Math, Monique Rizer, NPR, Opportunity Nation, Organizations, Public School, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Senator Mark Warner, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, AJC.com, Amplify Blog, College Scorecard, D.C. Public Schools, District Department of Transportation, Gig-Economy, Marcela Sapone, Michelle Miller, Politico, RAND Corporation, Sara Horowitz, TFA, venture philanthropy, Walker-Jones Education Campus, Washington Post