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Oct - Dec, 2010
Teach For America’s Most Influential Alumni
JENINNE LEE ST. JOHN | Fast Company
11/29/2010
In this article, Fast Company looks at the careers of 19 Teach For America veterans who remain champions of education.
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TAGS: Past Investments
HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Kirsten Lodal, Combating Poverty With LIFT
Dominique Fenton | The Huffington Post
11/29/2010
The Huffington Post interviews Kirsten Lodal, who founded LIFT, a non-profit that fights poverty in America. Twelve years later, the organization is active in five major American cities has helped over 40,000 people work their way out of poverty.
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TAGS: Current Investments
Report from the States: Standing up for Students is Good Politics
Jonah Edelman | The Huffington Post
11/04/2010
Jonah Edelman writes about Stand for Children's work in electing education- minded candidates in the most recent election cycle.
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TAGS: Education
Education Groups Challenge Unions
STEPHANIE BANCHERO | Wall Street Journal
11/03/2010
Stephanie Banchero reports on how national education groups, including Stand for Children, have plowed about $3.5 million into local campaigns in Illinois, Colorado, New York and other states, in an effort to challenge teachers unions' longstanding clout in the political arena.
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TAGS: Education, Philanthropy
Hall of Fame: Wendy Kopp
Howard Gardner | Vanity Fair
11/01/2010
Howard Gardner nominate Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach For America, for Vanity Fair's Hall of Fame.
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TAGS: Education, Past Investments
The Education Manifesto
MICHELLE RHEE | ADRIAN FENTY | Wall Street Journal
10/30/2010
Michelle Rhee and Adrian Fenty share what they learned while pushing to reform D.C.'s failing public schools.
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TAGS: Education, Social Innovation
The Next Step After Superman: Making Education's Moment a Movement
Mike O'Brien | The Huffington Post
10/04/2010
Mike O'Brien, CEO of iMentor, explains how the combination of America's optimism with a struggling economy is creating a potentially powerful window of opportunity for education reformers.
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TAGS: Current Investments, Education
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