New Breed of Social Enterprises Support Innovation in Education


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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.

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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 Delivery

Programs which comprise the formal, structured framework through which educational services are provided for the mainstream population in the community.

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.

Use references: Bilingual Education; Compensatory Education; Cooperative Extension; Correctional Education; Discovery Learning; Extension Education; Extension Services; Independent Learning; Independent Study Programs; Migrant Child Education; Migrant Education; Multicultural Education; Prison Education; Self Directed Learning; Self Instruction; Self Teaching; University Extension


Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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