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March 26, 2017
It’s the type of day that some theater fans would pay thousands of dollars to have. 500 students from five Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) high schools got to see Hamilton.
March 26, 2017
900 students in the Chess for Success 50th Annual State Chess Tournament.
December 6, 2016
We are currently engaged in a search for the Foundation's next executive director. After a decade of extraordinary leadership as executive director of the Panasonic Foundation, Dr. Larry Leverett will be retiring at the end of...
April 24, 2016
Students can do no better than the assignments they are given. And with new, high-level standards, that’s truer now than ever before.
April 24, 2016
WASHINGTON – While we applaud improved graduation rates for all groups of students, we’re not cheering too loudly, because,
April 24, 2016
“I don’t think there’s a child out there who doesn’t want to learn and be the best they can be.”
April 11, 2016
MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools students will need to take two units of world language and one credit of an Advanced Placement, Career and Technical Education, International Baccalaureate or Project Lead the Way course in order to grad
April 11, 2016
MILWAUKEE – Sojourner White, a 2012 graduate of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International High School and student at Bradley University in Illinois, has received the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award.
April 4, 2016
WASHINGTON (March 10, 2016) — Less than one percent. That’s the amount by which the college graduation rate gap between white and underrepresented minority students (URMs) closed in the last decade.
April 4, 2016
Just a few months ago, Congress passed — and the president signed into law — a bipartisan budget agreement for 2016 and 2017.