Fellows by Category

Organization: Genesys Works

Transforming schools and changing the trajectory of life for inner-city youth by training and employing them to provide technical services to major corporations during their senior year in high school.

Organization: Spark Program

Sparking disengaged middle school students to articulate their dreams and try them out through transformative, workplace-based apprenticeships in their communities.

Organization: Beyond 12

Alex Bernadotte is improving college graduation rates for students from low-income communities by bridging the data gap between K-12 education and U.S. colleges and universities.

Organization: Rocketship Education

Addressing the achievement gap through an elementary school model that re-imagines the school day, combines online and classroom instruction, and delivers quality charter education on public funds alone.

Organization: See Forever

Breaking the cycle of poverty and recidivism that plagues inner city youth through a comprehensive approach that includes academics, job training, and counseling in an attempt to fill the cracks left by institutional failure.

Organization: Strive Together

Jeff Edmondson is uniting local leaders within education, government, and the philanthropic community behind a common vision and measurable set of goals, and supplying them with the tools, infrastructure, and peer community they need to improve educational outcomes from cradle-to-career.

Organization: Parents Alliance

Providing Hispanic parents with educational opportunities that will enable them to become active agents of change to reduce the dropout rate, transform communities, and ensure a better future for their families.

Organization: Eye to Eye

David is building a youth-powered movement designed to combat the prevailing stigmas attached to learning differences, and to equip students with the tools and sense of personal efficacy they need to self-advocate.

Organization: Expeditionary Learning

Scott Hartl is changing both what teachers teach and how they teach it, through the creation of free and open resources, including curricula, lesson plans, and video documentation drawn straight from the classroom.

Organization: Great Schools

Bill Jackson is building the nation’s leading online guide to information about schools and learning, in order to engage millions of parents in their children’s education – at home and at school – and to create a more competitive dynamic among today’s schools.

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