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The School Organizations in Our Portfolio are Growing!

NewSchools is celebrating the opening of new charter school campuses in Washington, DC, Newark, NJ and Boston, MA. We support the growth of entrepreneur led education organizations in each of these cities through our City Funds.Boston Fund: Four New CampusesKIPP MA | KIPP Academy Boston Elementary | K-41 New Campus | Total Campuses: 5Match Education | Match Next Middle School | 5-81 New Campus | Total Campuses: 3UP Education Network | UP Academy Holland | K-81 New Campus | Total Campuses: […] Read more

NewSchools begins work with Newark Public Schools

In November 2010, NewSchools received a grant of $3.0 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support Newark Public Schools (NPS) in the planning and implementation of strategies to improve teacher effectiveness. We are working closely with the leadership of NPS to determine the use of those funds.In August 2011, we made the first disbursement of funds from this grant to The New Teacher Project (TNTP). TNTP is a national […] Read more