Post Tagged with: "Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation"

Grant Funds Computerized Advising Program for Tennessee College Students

July 25, 2011 at 5:15 pm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving Tennessee a one-million-dollar grant to help college students take the most efficient steps to a degree. The grant will fund a new computerized advising program.

Metro Looking to Memphis as Teacher Effectiveness Model

February 22, 2010 at 8:05 pm

Some Metro officials are already starting to look at Memphis for guidance in teacher accountability, even before a project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gets off the ground there. Members of the Metro Council’s Education Committee met with the head of the new Teacher Effectiveness Initiative Monday.

Frist’s School Reform Group Continues Work

May 22, 2009 at 3:07 pm

Former Tennessee Senator Bill Frist’s education reform group met in Nashville today to discuss teacher effectiveness.