How these Grand Challenge winners are helping to make every student a “math person”

Students in pre-calculus class at Granby High School, Norfolk, Virginia
Students in pre-calculus class at Granby High School, Norfolk, Virginia ©Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/David Evans

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For Black and Latino students, and students experiencing poverty, mastering Algebra 1 is the X-Factor

Algebra 1 is one of the key markers of American students’ future success. A Grand Challenges grant competition looks at designing solutions to make it more accessible and collaborative for disadvantaged students.
By Henry Hipps Deputy Director, K-12 Education, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Students take notes during Biology class at Howard University, February 3, 2014.

Students and families deserve more information about the value of college

We need to ensure that the return on investment is equitable for all students.
By Allan Golston President, U.S. Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Students studying anatomy at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Education for everyone

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has donated billions to help break down barriers to opportunity and give all Americans the chance to pursue an education that lets them fulfill their dreams.