Through NewSchools Invent, we invest in teams of educators who want to launch new, innovative public schools in school districts or charter networks that prepare young people to achieve their most ambitious dreams and plans. These schools will reimagine the learning experience for students, particularly those from underserved communities. Invent is a major part of NewSchools’ Innovative Schools portfolio, which seeks to encourage and scale design innovation in PreK-12 public schools.
NewSchools Invent is designed for teams of educators who are committed to launching an innovative school and would benefit from additional support. Our goal is to accelerate a team’s progress toward a successful launch by providing assistance in three key areas:
For Fall 2017, our primary focus is on new schools that will open in Fall 2019. If you believe you meet the investment criteria below, please refer to our submission page for more information.