Gates Foundation, Grants December 2012

Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington
(206) 709-3100

Following Grant announced:  December 5, 2012

The Gates Foundation has awarded 7 cities over $25 million to implement District-Charter Collaboration Compacts.  These cities have been part of a competitive grant program to implement a collaborative partnership between public charter and district public schools.  The awards will be used to hold joint professional development, support around implementing the common core state standards, creating individualized learning experiences, creating a universal enrollment system and developing common metrics to help families evaluate school options.

New Orleans, $2.9 million

Hartford, Conn., $4.9 million
Boston,  $3.2 million
Denver, $4 million
Spring Branch, Texas, $2.1 million
Philadelphia, $2.5 million
New York, $3.7 million


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