The Challenge

Every learner is unique — full of talents and passions waiting to be discovered. Education, for children and adults, should be tailored to help all learners identify their gifts and pursue their passions. We seek to catalyze a movement of social entrepreneurs accelerating new, low-cost methods of learning, and to empower families with the resources to pursue an education that works best for them.

Focus Areas

  • Individualized education
    Increasing the diversity of educational options
  • Residential assignment
    Your ZIP code shouldn’t determine your educational opportunity
  • School finance
    Empowering families with resources

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Impact Stories

03-18-2021 08:42am

Where should K-12 go next?

We ask two of our partners in K-12 education to tell us what they’ve learned in the last year, and what they think should happen next.   

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03-10-2021 08:37am

Transforming high school for the 21st century

The Minerva team creates a new program crafted for individualized high-school instruction: the Minerva Baccalaureate.

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03-02-2021 03:15pm

New report from Urban Institute details how school attendance boundaries limit opportunity

The research team at Urban Institute dives into the details and consequences of residential assignment in Atlanta.

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02-24-2021 08:37am

Cadence Learning shows promising early outcomes

A recent study by Brown University found positive results for both teachers and students from Cadence Learning’s virtual summer program.

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02-17-2021 08:41am

Learning to love learning

We speak with Outschool founder Amir Nathoo to learn more about his venture and dream about the future of education.

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02-10-2021 08:33am

Three ways to make college affordable

Social entrepreneur Vance Fried offers three practical ideas that could make a difference in college affordability and access.

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