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.

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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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Learning games continue to
gain momentum as
co.lab announces cohort #3

Learn more about co.lab Cohort #3

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WELCOME @CODEMONKEYSTU, ECONAUTS FROM @GLSCENTER, @KIZOOMLABS, @THEMATHBREAKERS, @MINDBLOWNLABS, @MONTESSORIUM AND @WITHPIPER TO @PLAYCOLAB COHORT #3!


 

The School Organizations in 
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

NewSchools Venture 
Fund Board Names 
Stacey Childress as CEO

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“It is Stacey’s track record as a bold investor in people and ideas with the potential to accelerate learning for underserved students that has us most excited about NewSchools’ next chapter.”
                      – Dave Goldberg

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Wish Stacey well in her new role! 

 

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