About the

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

We’re working to reshape public education, to ensure every student gets the skills they need to be successful and contribute to society.

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 23 It's a Bright Idea

In Meriden, CT, personalized learning gives students a taste of the real world.

Apr 14 Overcoming Achievement Gaps Defined by Zip Codes

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

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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