NoVo Winds Down Its SEL Funding

During recent years, the NoVo Foundation has been one of the biggest funders of Social and Emotional Learning work. Now, with an announcement of a "pause" in SEL grantmaking, that gravy train seems to be coming to an end. Which is too bad.

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Classrooms too full, or just too stifling? Gates Foundation Gives $9 Million to New Learning Models

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation turned its funding attention to alternatives to traditional classroom learning models in its latest set of secondary and post-secondary education grants. In June 2012, the foundation announced $9 million in funding for "breakthrough learning models", including those of the online or blended online and traditional varieties.

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