About the

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

We’re working to reshape public education, to provide a deeper learning experience through student-centered approaches that better prepare all learners for the future.

The future demands

more than the basics

Preparing today’s learners for

a bright tomorrow

Equal education for all.

Better education for all


Learn how we support our strategy and initiatives through grants.

Featured Research

Ready for College and Career?

What does it really take for today’s students to succeed in college and career?

The New Opportunity to Lead

This report offers a vision for education in Massachusetts in the next 20 years.

In the News

Apr 14 Overcoming Achievement Gaps Defined by Zip Codes

While MA leads the nation in education, there are still thousands of students left behind.

Apr 03 Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

Nicholas Warren has joined the Board of Directors.

What's New?

Twitter as an Instructional Tool
We all know teenagers love social media, so how about incorporating it into the learning process? Take a look at recent Twitter conversations from two high schools in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

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