NewSchools is a nonprofit venture philanthropy firm working to transform public education for low-income children.

Through funding and guidance of entrepreneurial organizations, we aim to make sure every child receives an excellent education.


Our model

As a nonprofit venture philanthropy firm, we raise philanthropic capital and use those funds to support education entrepreneurs who are transforming public education.

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Our impact

We're working towards a future in which every child — regardless of race or socioeconomic status — has access to the exceptional schools, highly effective teachers, and cutting edge tools she needs to succeed in college and beyond.

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Our Funds

NewSchools invests in the most innovative, promising, early-stage entrepreneurial organizations creating innovative solutions to the problems in public education so that all children have the opportunity to succeed in college and beyond.

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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Issues its First Annual State-By-State Report-Card on the Health of the Public Charter School Movement

Pages from health-of-the-movement-2014D.C., Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey and New York received the highest rankings.

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools compared charter sectors across U.S. and the District of Columbia, ranking them using 11 different measures in order to provide a snapshot of the relative health of each state’s charter sectors.

To see the criteria on which states are evaluated view the report here.HOTM-headerR-08

Learn about NewSchools’ work supporting high performing charters in DC


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Our Portfolio are Growing!

School-Openings-Splash2Check out the growth of high quality schools in key cities


Watch all the Summit 2014 Sessions

From Talk to Action: Increasing the Diversity of Education Leadership

Lunchtime Plenary: John King in Conversation with Joanne Weiss

Crossing Over Jordan: Building Relationships between Communities and Ed Reformers

Transforming Trauma: Promoting Resilience

From STEM to STEAM: Creativity as a Lever for Social Justice

Winning the Fight for Higher Standards

Teaching Literacy in the New World of CCSS

How Disruptive Can We Be: CCSS and the Future of Digital Learning

Re-Imagining Urban School Districts

But How Do We Know What’s Working?

Live with EdSurge Part 1

Live with EdSurge Part 2 

Watch & Share your insights over Twitter! #NSVFSummit

Learning Games Continue to Gain Momentum as co.lab Announces Cohort #3


Learn more about co.lab Cohort #3




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