We Invest in Education Innovators

We’re a national nonprofit that supports and invests in promising teams of educators and entrepreneurs with the vision and skills to reimagine learning.

NewSchools and Gallup look at parent, teacher, and student perspectives on education technology and distance learning

Schools, students and families will need to work together in new and creative ways this fall as millions of students go back to school virtually. Find out these groups perspectives on how distance learning went in the spring, and what they expect and need to be successful this fall.

How to Meet Students’ Social-Emotional and Academic Needs When Schools Reopen

Our new Insight Brief shares actionable findings from three years of research on what social-emotional and school culture factors matter most for academic growth, and provides helpful guiding questions for school leaders developing and implementing back to school plans.

Reimagine Learning

NewSchools finds, funds and supports teams of educators and innovators who are reimagining public education so every student finishes high school prepared and inspired to create a good life.

Learn more about our investment areas

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Innovative Public Schools

We fund the design of new public schools — both district and charter — and the redesign of existing public schools. These schools help students develop a strong academic foundation along with other mindsets, habits and skills they’ll need for success in life.

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Ed Tech

We invest in content and tools that deepen and enrich student learning, with a focus on ensuring learning is effective and equitable.

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Diverse Leaders

We support organizations that advance Black and Latino teachers and education leaders to help the profession better reflect the demographics of public school students.

Impact Stats

Since 2015:

Seats created at full enrollment

Students and teachers using ed tech

Diverse leaders serving 28M students

Black and Latino entrepreneurs

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