Charles Best

Charles Best, K-12 Education, Teacher Motivation, Fundraising Donors Choose, philanthropy, education, fundraising Charles Best, K-12 Education, Teacher Motivation, Fundraising Donors Choose, philanthropy, education, fundraising

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No More Gatekeepers
Charles shares how, as a 24-year-old teacher at a Bronx high school, he created a model of giving hailed as "the future of philanthropy" by The New York Times. His story covers the high school wrestling coach who inspired him to become a teacher, the most humiliating mistake he ever made getting...
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Pushing Intelligence Out to the Edge
In launching DonorsChoose.org out of his Bronx classroom, Charles Best pioneered the crowd-funding movement. Today, teachers at half of all the public schools in America have created project requests on DonorsChoose.org, and more than a million people have donated $200 million. That scale of...
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