The Arlington Education Foundation awarded grants to some local schools for the promotion of innovative teaching through programs that range from weaving to music therapy.
The nonprofit organization will be awarding $29,000 to elementary schools and preschool under the "Innovation in Education" and "Development and Expansion" programs. The recipients of such grants are Thompson School, Hardy School, Bishop School, Menotomy Preschool, and Peirce School. Read the Entire Article
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One of the most significant challenges to social entrepreneurship and innovation is ensuring a diversity of approaches and participants in the movement. To truly deliver meaningful social change the leaders of the effort must share perspectives of the challenges faced by communities across the U.S. that can most appropriately come from members of those communities. Ashoka, through its All America initiative seeks to increase the diversity of social entrepreneurship practitioners.