Tag Archives: Education

Free Education for Anyone, Anywhere

Sal Khan is changing the way students learn. Just four years ago, the Silicon Valley hedge-fund manager quit his job to teach math—for free—over the Internet. Today, he runs the nonprofit Khan Academy with a mission to provide a free world-class education for … Continue reading

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Learning to Read or Reading to Learn? Why Early Education Matters, and What Funders are Doing About It

Today we know more than ever about how young children develop and how important it is to support their learning from an early age. Brain research says that the first five years of life are critical and set the stage … Continue reading

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