GreatSchools Acquires Education Technology Startup Schoolie

Schoolie course enrollment data will provide a more complete picture of learning opportunities in neighborhood schools across America

San Francisco Bay Area, July, 20, 2016 — GreatSchools, the Oakland, California-based nonprofit organization committed to empowering parents to get a great education for their children, announced today its acquisition of Schoolie, the education technology company which has pioneered the collection of in-depth, public school-level data on access to academic courses Continue reading “GreatSchools Acquires Education Technology Startup Schoolie”

After 18 Years GreatSchools Founder Bill Jackson Steps Down, Matthew Nelson Selected to Succeed Jackson

Jackson built leading education nonprofit used by millions of parents nationwide

San Francisco Bay Area, June, 20, 2016GreatSchools announced today that founder and CEO, Bill Jackson, will step down in July. Matthew Nelson, currently serving as chief operating officer, has been appointed president of GreatSchools.
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GreatSchools to Collaborate with U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Highlighting Access to Educational Equity and Opportunity Nationwide

Civil Rights Data Collection to be included on GreatSchools.org for the first time

Oakland, CA, June 7, 2016 — GreatSchools, a national nonprofit and digital platform for school information, announces today a collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights to provide important school data to all American families about access to
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GreatSchools Identifica las Mejores Escuelas Secundarias en la Área de la Bahía para Familias Latinas

Las mejores escuelas garantizando la mejor oportunidad para estudiantes Latinos

Oakland, CA, 18 de mayo de 2016 — GreatSchools, una organización nacional sin fines de lucro ayudando a los padres acceder a la información que necesiten para apoyar el aprendizaje de sus hijos, publicó hoy una lista de las Mejores Escuelas Secundarias en la Área de la Bahía
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