Strings Attached: Why Philadelphia Schools May Reject a $35 Million Gift

The School District of Philadelphia faces an $80 million budget deficit. But does that mean it's ready to take a big pile of money from anonymous donors pushing for more charters schools? Maybe not.
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Eight Ways to Land K-12 STEM Funding

Funding for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education (STEM) is one of the most active and growing fields of philanthropy. This article will give you a packed synopsis of some of the main avenues to K-12 STEM funding, including eight main approaches that frequently attract funds, and links to funders throughout.
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Have You Been Seeing the Walton Family Foundation, Like, Everywhere?

When Chicago Public Schools announced that it would close some of the lowest-performing schools in its most troublesome neighborhoods, it ignited a fierce debate over public education. What few noticed was the role of the one of the nation’s richest families — in the form of the Walton Family Foundation — helped put the plan into action.

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