A new breed of social enterprises is pushing efforts to relieve budgetary burdens and deliver inspirational education experiences.
Innovation is key to most of these social enterprises: Excite-Ed, Night Zookeeper, Forest Schools, and Enabling Enterprise. They are also all founded and managed by ex-teachers. It is imperative that new education technology companies either employ or are founded by actual educators, according to Night Zookeeper Chief Executive Joshua Davidson.
Federal Programs Related to - Education, General/Other
Programs that provide opportunities for people in the community to acquire the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community. Home-Based Education; Home Education; Home Schooling
Federal Programs Related to - Educational Programs
Programs within the context of the formal educational system or offered as an adjunct to the traditional school curriculum which provide instructional services that are individualized or specialized to meet the special needs and interests of learners.
The New York Green Bank gets an initial $210 million of funding boost from the state for its early 2014 launching. It’s the first bank that is committed to reinforcing the lineup of clean technologies.
New Breed of Social Enterprises Support Innovation in Education