By Identifying and Fostering Innovators, Schools Can Lift Students to Prosperity


Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Romy Drucker, a deputy director for the K-12 Education Program at the Walton Family Foundation, shares a speech she has given at the National Charter Schools Conference in July 2019.

Drucker's speech tells how it's time to provide students with the talent to be future leaders more opportunities to flourish.

She shares how the Walton Family Foundation is working to figure out how they can serve children better and how they can support schools in increasing economic mobility and equipping students to be life-long leaders, inventors and learners.

Drucker writes that student leaders need a school and a community where their promise can flourish. Read the Entire Article


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Charter School Institutes Prograam to Fight 'Ninth-Grade Shock'

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Wolo, an E-learning Project, Wins Social Entrepreneur Award

Wolo, a comprehensive e-learning project, has recently won the 2019 award for 'Social Entrepreneur of the Year' at the maiden edition of the NiBS Ghana Innovation Awards ceremony held at the...more

Is Education Killing Creativity?

Arinya Talerngsri, Chief Capability Officer and Managing Director at SEAC-Southeast Asia's Lifelong Learning Center, writes how when we go against what we are meant to be or do, we become someone we...more

The Forgotten Art of Teaching the Arts

Penny Swift, executive director of Education Through Music, writes that she champions a new emphasis on ensuring students have access to an in-school, qualified arts instructor. This new emphasis...more

Everything You Should Know About Completing the FAFSA

A Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is one of the most important steps students and their families can take to pay for college. According to Brad Barnett, financial aid director at James...more

What Does an Anchor Mission Require? Universities Search for Answers
Foundation: Teagle Foundation

Steve Dubb, senior editor for NonProfit Quarterly (NPQ), tackles institutions that have anchor missions. He writes that today's anchor institutions are already widely accepted and provides examples,...more

By Identifying and Fostering Innovators, Schools Can Lift Students to Prosperity
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Romy Drucker, a deputy director for the K-12 Education Program at the Walton Family Foundation, shares a speech she has given at the National Charter Schools Conference in July 2019. Drucker's...more

Changing Health by Changing the Community

In an op-ed for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones and Howard Kern, president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare, describe how their new $100 million investment will take aim at the...more

Storytelling and Humor Can Bolster STEM Engagement

A recent webinar is hosted by edWeb.net and is hosted by Jenni Light, senior manager of insights and strategy for Cartoon Network; John Britt, writer and producer at Cartoon Network's Creative Group;...more







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