The Gates Foundation Invests in Charter Schools in Washington
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle, Washington (206) 709-3100 www.gatesfoundation.org In 2012, the State of Washington announced the narrow passage of a voter initiative authorizing the creation of the state’s first charter schools.
Gates Foundation Grants, Early 2013
Gates Foundation Seattle, Washington (206) 709-3100 www.gatesfoundation.org Grant Start Date: January 2013 Startup Weekend, Seattle, $10,000 to support Startup Weekend EDU events. National Paideia Center, Asheville, North Carolina, $659,788 to design and pilot humanities courses aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Gates Foundation, Grants December 2012
Gates Foundation Seattle, Washington www.gatesfoundation.org (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.