A coalition of foundations is offering half a billion in grants to encourage education reform.
This group of foundations that includes Carnegie Corporation of New York and and the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is investing $506 million, a portion of which is for a matching fund for the $650 million federal government grant program, called Investing in Innovation.
"This is how we should be working together. This is how sectors should collaborate," Secretary Duncan said. "If this goes well, think of the possibilities going forward."
With a May 12 deadline looming, hurry and find out how you can send some of this cash to your district.