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I recently read the article For a Black Mathematician, What It’s Like to Be the ‘Only One’ by Amy Harton in the New York Times. It features distinguished African American Mathematician Edray Goins and his 20-year obstacle course through research universities as …

Facing Deep Isolation as an Accomplished Black Mathematician Read More »

When I joined DreamBox Learning in 2010 as Chief Executive Officer, I knew I had arrived somewhere special. In the beginning, there were only about twelve employees, and they were some of the most passionate, dedicated, and talented individuals I …

DreamBox Learning and The Rise Fund Join Forces to Drive Impact and Growth Read More »

An article in today’s New York Times highlighted the work that technology philanthropists like Marc Benioff, Mark Zuckerberg, and Reed Hastings are doing to support schools and spur innovation in education. We applaud the commitment of these CEOs to use …

Teachers & Technology: Unlocking Learning Potential through Powerful Partnership Read More »

I believe that all children can learn, regardless of who they are or where they live. UNESCO stated, “Education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights. It promotes individual freedom and empowerment …

The Power of High Expectations in Equitable Education Read More »