The White House released a Dear Colleague letter to school districts, states and schools reinforcing the need to provide all students with equal resources — especially students of minority backgrounds.
Now that more schools are wired, and a generation of teachers is going online to download tools that help them teach, old models are being upended.
When it comes to raising money for the arts, Kickstarter has become the place to go. Since it launched in 2009, the crowd-funding site has successfully delivered over $400 million to creative projects, including three films currently up for Oscars. But for all of Kickstarter’s success, funding creative work is still risky business. A study out of Wharton counts 3.5% of funded projects drop the ball. Small, but significant enough to raise the question: what happens to that money?