Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Philadelphia Inquirer: Gates Foundation gives schools $2.5M to build effectiveness

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Philadelphia $2.5 million Wednesday to promote collaboration between public and charter schools and fund projects aimed at boosting teacher training and principal leadership, among other things.

Philadelphia was one of seven cities nationwide to get Gates money, which will be distributed over three years.

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KYW: Gates Foundation Donates $2.5M To Help Improve Philadelphia’s Schools

Philadelphia’s collaboration among public, charter, and Catholic schools is getting a financial shot in the arm from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The effort among Philadelphia’s district, charter, and archdiocesan schools known as the “Great Schools Compact” has received a $2.5-million grant from the Gates Foundation.

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