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2011 Year in Review

As 2011 comes to a close, we’re taking stock of our successes and challenges throughout the year. Here are just a few highlights:  In 2011, schools in the NewSchools portfolio served more than…


SOD – “Save Our Debate”

In Washington DC, the end of July is supposed to be a time of miserable weather during which the politicos get nothing done because they’re on vacation. Instead, it’s a…


Friday Night Lights (and Pitches)

Last Friday night saw nearly 300 Bay Area entrepreneurs, VCs and philanthropists gather for the final pitch session of The EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab, an education startup incubation program helping cultivate…