MMD: More Tug-of-War over Common Core

In spite of attributable Math and Reading test score gains in Washington, DC, and Tennessee,  there’s a continuing battle over the Common Core State Standards. Concerns range from student data privacy, to local district control over content, to the rigor of the standards themselves. Some states have already pulled out of the initiative, while others weigh […]

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Brand Influence Models the Spread of EdTech

“Teaching twenty students at a time will soon make as much sense as growing food in your backyard.” — Michael J. Saylor If the proliferation of brands like Coca-Cola, Google, and Apple are any indication, the next wave of education will spread via the billion-person network, according to our trustee and CEO of MicroStrategy, Michael J. […]

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Amanda Antico-Majkowski will lead the Saylor Foundation to 2.0

Please join us in welcoming Amanda Antico-Majkowski, our new executive director! We’re all excited, and not just because kick-off staff meetings are an excuse for coffee and bagels…although they are a great excuse, and we’re definitely happy about the coffee and bagels. Amanda brings a wealth of experience to the Saylor Foundation, everything from nonprofit […]

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