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A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students — here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation spent more than $US200 million on a teacher effectiveness initiative, and an independent assessment found that the program failed to help students. Now the Gates Foundation is trying a new approach: supporting local organisations that work directly with teachers and principals. Professors who specialize […]
A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students — here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look