WHAT IF EDUCATION WASN't One-size-fits-all?

Our public education system was designed for an era that no longer exists. A high school diploma is no longer an indicator of future success. Today's students must leave high school prepared for success in some type of post-secondary schooling or training. They must be equipped with the "new basics"- skills like creativity, communication, and collaboration. 

At the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, we're supporting grantmaking efforts to re-shape our education system to be more student-centered.

We envision an education system where learning transcends the traditional school calendar and setting. We envision a system where students progress based upon mastery of a skill or topic, rather than time spent in a classroom.

And hey - students shouldn't be bored in the classroom. Let's reshape our system so that learning is personalized, and students have a true voice in their education.

The success of our nation's future depends on our education system.
 

Let’s make sure our students are ready.


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Results from a Two-Year Study of the Effects of Extended Learning Opportunities on Student Outcomes in New Hampshire

Results from a Two-Year Study of the Effects of Extended Learning Opportunities on Student Outcomes in New Hampshire
What are the effects of ELO participation on short-term and longer-term student outcomes?

Hearing Youth Voices wins Youth organizing award


Congratulations Hearing Youth Voices! Hearing Youth Voices has been awarded the Nellie Mae Education Foundation Youth Organizing Award for receiving the most votes! We are proud to award a $50,000 grant to Hearing Youth Voices for its commitment to advancing student-centered learning. The Foundation would like to thank all of the nominees for their tremendous commitment to advancing student-centered learning or redesigning education to meet the needs of all students – specifically focused on public secondary education. Learn more here


Speakers bureau

The Nellie Mae Speakers Bureau on Education Innovation
 
 
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Learn more about the respected group of New England's leading experts on student-centered learning. 
 
                                  


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