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K-12 Education

Read stories connected to our K-12 Education Program and learn how we're expanding access to a high-quality education
Vincent Cobb II February 20, 2020
In Philadelphia, black male educators are vastly underrepresented in the city’s schools. Two friends are working to build a teaching corps that better reflects the population it serves.
Melinda Wright February 14, 2020
As the Crescent City charts its educational course 15 years after Hurricane Katrina, one group is striving to ensure that support for Black educators takes center stage.
A $16 million loan from the Equitable Facilities Fund enabled Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley Prep to secure new space for its growing student body
Lori Armistead December 30, 2019
All students deserve an education that can lift them toward opportunity. It's my job to help that happen.
Ruben Morris December 16, 2019
At Build UP in Birmingham, Alabama, students earn a diploma, a degree and the deed to properties they helped renovate.
Providing charter schools with access to capital 
to create and expand facilities
Bruno V. Manno December 6, 2019
If we fail to improve our K-12 system, we limit opportunity for millions of students.
Jessica Tunney December 2, 2019
At TLC Public Charter School, students of diverse abilities thrive in classrooms of caring and creativity.