Debates about the merits of impact investing typically focus on two key variables – financial returns and social returns. From where I sit, the rush to view potential returns through this lens is unnecessarily limiting. – Geeta Goel
The ed reform movement has collectively poured talent into schools; we now need to exert the same energy to build a cadre of professionals qualified to oversee charter authorizing organizations and school portfolio management offices/functions.
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is partnering with the Department of School Education, Government of Haryana to to support Haryana’s landmark state-wide school Quality Improvement Programme (QIP). By signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), both parties affirmed their commitment to make Haryana a leading State in quality education for its students. The QIP will impact 1.6 million children in grades 1 to 8 of approximately 12,000 government primary and middle schools across Haryana.
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today announced its 11th class of Dell Scholars, providing 300 students with the chance to obtain a college degree. The program offers resources and mentoring, in addition to financial assistance, to ensure low-income, at-risk students have the comprehensive support needed to successfully earn a bachelor’s degree.
Baltimore, MD – Urban Teacher Center (UTC) recently received a major grant from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. The $1M grant will help UTC to develop the next stage of its impact strategy, as it expands its influence in Baltimore and Washington D.C. public schools.
With an estimated 5.7 million HIV- and AIDS-positive residents, South Africa is believed to have highest prevalence of the disease in the world. Women and children are among the hardest hit, with an estimated 3.2 million women and 280,000 children infected.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Travis County is stepping in to fill a critical void by matching trained community volunteers with cases and providing the individualized attention the children deserve.