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Recipient Purpose Term Amount
Tulane University To improve the quality of education data available to the public, researchers, and educators in New Orleans, Louisiana. 2017 - 2020 $610,268
Uncommon Knowledge and Achievement, Inc. To launch Together Schools, a national school management organization that will organize, manage and advance a network of autonomous public schools across the United States. 2018 $1,700,000
University of Denver To fund a randomized controlled trial of Fostering Opportunities, a program that provides youth in foster care with an advocate who helps to oversee school attendance and course completion. 2018 - 2022 $266,033
University of Kentucky To evaluate the effects of the State of Tennessee's Achievement School District and local Innovation Zones on student achievement. 2017 - 2020 $381,618
University of Missouri To develop high-quality teachers in the Houston Independent School District in Texas. 2013 - 2017 $210,028
University of Washington Foundation To support the Center on Reinventing Public Education. 2011 - 2013 $221,375
University of Washington Foundation To support the Center on Reinventing Public Education. 2013 - 2015 $2,000,000
University of Washington Foundation To support the Center on Reinventing Public Education. 2015 - 2018 $2,500,000
Wake County Public School System To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial of the tiered education support model of academic and behavioral services for students. 2015 - 2019 $81,512
William Marsh Rice University To support the Houston Education Research Consortium. 2011 - 2014 $1,319,936
William Marsh Rice University To support the Houston Education Research Consortium. 2013 - 2015 $1,672,289
William Marsh Rice University To support the Houston Education Research Consortium. 2015 - 2017 $200,000
William Marsh Rice University To support the Houston Education Research Consortium. 2015 - 2017 $884,314
William Marsh Rice University To conduct a randomized controlled trial of the Alief Independent School District Jumpstart Program. 2016 - 2020 $499,029
William Marsh Rice University To increase the adoption of OpenStax textbooks. 2013 $52,100
William Marsh Rice University To support OpenStax in its efforts to create free, high-quality online textbooks. 2013 - 2015 $2,700,000
William Marsh Rice University To support OpenStax in its efforts to create free, high-quality online textbooks. 2013 - 2016 $6,000,000
William Marsh Rice University To support OpenStax in its efforts to create free, high-quality online textbooks. 2014 - 2016 $9,350,000
YES Prep Public Schools, Inc. To improve K-12 public education. 2011 - 2012 $92,000
YES Prep Public Schools, Inc. To support a partnership between YES Prep Public Schools and KIPP Houston. 2011 - 2012 $250,000
Zest Education To develop a nonprofit organization that will engage the community in the implementation of high-quality school models in St. Louis, Missouri. 2017 - 2018 $125,000
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