Tag Archives: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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The New Majority in Higher Ed

Back to school with greater support for today's college students

Leading institutions are doing several things that can make a difference for these students. They…

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What Your Child Needs to Know Before Starting Kindergarten

Social skills and the ability to speak up are important

Describing what makes her daughter ready, Myers writes, “To me it’s the basics of academics,…

By Robin White Goode

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How to Improve Community College Graduation Rates

2-year colleges are adapting to meet their students’ needs — and seeing results

Yet, research has shown that students who bypass developmental courses can pass regular credit-bearing classes.…

By Robin White Goode

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Why Education Is the Key to the American Dream

The Gates Foundation U.S. Program president writes an open letter to the next President of the U.S.

Unfortunately, a child’s odds of receiving a great education too often comes down to the…

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Gates CEO Discusses Foundation’s Challenges, from Zika to Common Core

'Threats and opportunities' abound in its global and U.S. work

• “Your health is determined by your social network.”

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Gates Foundation CEO Pens First Annual Letter

Addresses foundation’s work in U.S. education, global health

She also cites three providers of digital content and tools that support teacher lesson planning:…

By Robin White Goode

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Derek Dingle, Felecia Hatcher, FAMU students Walter Bennett, Shytina Harley, and Brooke Slauter, Tracy Sherman of the Gates Foundation, and Janice Bryant Howroyd of ACT 1

HBCU Students Win BE Smart Case Competition

FAMU comes out ahead

One team experienced technical difficulties—but remained unflappable. Another used impressive primary research; still another included…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

By Robin White Goode

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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

By Robin White Goode

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Meeting Students Where They Are

Bill Gates meets with two HBCU presidents

Bill Gates writes of the innovative work at two historically black universities that is helping…

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The Importance of Executive Education

Women of Power Summit 2016 BE Smart session

At the Women of Power Summit, the BE Smart panel explored the tool of education…

By Robin White Goode

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Measuring College Success Rates

Despite billions spent on higher education, the "return on investment" is unclear

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is pushing for clear and comprehensive information to be…

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The richest man in the world thinks Silicon Valley is going to shape the future of America.

Bill Gates Speaks at Gates Foundation U.S. Education Learning Forum

The businessman and philanthropist reaffirmed his commitment to improving education in the U.S.

“I believe we are on the right track,” Gates said in prepared remarks at the…

By Robin White Goode

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Entrepreneur’s Conference, Day 2: Education Through Technology With The Gates Foundation

How do we reach kids with the technology we have?

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation hosted a panel on education and our children, with…

By Patrick Austin

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BLACK ENTERPRISE Hosts Symposium on New Policies and Standards to Improve the Quality of American Public Education

“Today’s Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce” brings together business leaders, educators and policy makers to Washington, D.C., during the CBC's Annual Legislative Weekend

Black Enterprise, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, presents “Today’s Business Crisis:…

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Tioki Founder Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Connects Educators Through Online Network

Young woman of power merges education and technology

Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, co-founder of Tioki, provides insight into the intersection of education and innovation leading…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Tech Startup of the Week: Tioki, Where Teachers Go to Network and Learn

Former educator Mandela Schumacher-Hodge helps schools take professional development and hiring digital

Tioki helps people passionate about education connect to one another, discover opportunities, and share information.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Will Lucas launched Classana to help lifelong learners accomplish their immediate and long term goals. (Image: Christian Bishop)

Tech Founder Will Lucas Says the Future of Education Will Be Self Curated

Classana co-founder joins Black Enterprise and The Gates Foundation to moderate a symposium on education

Will Lucas is founder of Classana, an educational resource discovery engine.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Minority-Owned bcondoms ‘Welcomes Opportunity’ to Speak With Bill Gates

bcondoms lauds Gates Foundation announcement, expresses interest

bcondoms has been a proponent of condom usage from its infancy.

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Can Public Schools be Fixed?

Gates Foundation president Allan C. Golston discusses plans to help solve the education crisis

The US educational system is in turmoil but thankfully the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, which…

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