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Voqal is proud to announce its latest round of Education Opportunity Project grants focused on supporting organizations that are using innovative approaches to address opportunity gaps in education. The grants to Capita (returning grantee), TrainingGrounds, CommunityShare, and the Partnership for the Future of Learning reflect Voqal’s dedication to helping create a more equitable education system

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In his latest blog post, Voqal education program director, Vinny Badolato, examines the issue of opening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. Well, the time is finally here. School districts around the country are announcing their decisions on what school will look like for the fall. Rather than offer more commentary on the CDC guidelines, the

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Voqal believes that the opportunity gap is the most pervasive and damaging problem in the U.S. educational system. We define the opportunity gap as the educational disparity and inequity that exists across racial and class lines and believe it is one of the root causes of rising economic inequality. The Education Opportunity Project seeks to

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Voqal believes that the opportunity gap is the most pervasive and damaging problem in the U.S. educational system. Addressing this complex and multi-faceted problem cannot be achieved through any one solution. With this reality in mind, the Education Opportunity Project seeks to measurably reduce educational opportunity gaps by providing capital and strategic advice to entrepreneurs

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Below, Voqal education program director, Vinny Badolato reflects on the current state of the U.S. education system and systemic issues he believes will need to be addressed in the near future. The coronavirus crisis is impacting all aspects of our lives, and there is a ton being written on what this means for our social

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Voqal’s Education Opportunity Project seeks to measurably reduce educational opportunity gaps by providing capital and strategic advice to entrepreneurs and organizations working to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged populations. This month we highlight another one of the amazing organizations Voqal supports as part of this project, LENA. Based in Boulder, Colorado, LENA focuses on increasing

in Investing for Educational Impact

Voqal believes that the opportunity gap is the most pervasive and damaging problem in the U.S. educational system. We define the opportunity gap as the educational disparity and inequity that exists across racial and class lines and believe it is one of the root causes of rising economic inequality. The Education Opportunity Project seeks to

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In the penultimate spotlight of our 2019 Annual Report: Build the Movement, we take a look at Capita, one of the EOP investees that employed creative solutions to help move towards a more equitable education system over the past year. From a little office in what passes as a tall building in his hometown of

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Voqal’s Education Opportunity Project (EOP) seeks to measurably reduce educational opportunity gaps by providing capital and strategic advice to entrepreneurs and organizations working to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged populations. In the first Education Opportunity Project spotlight of the new year, we take a look at EOP grantee, Weird Enough Productions. Weird Enough Productions is

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Voqal’s Education Opportunity Project seeks to measurably reduce educational opportunity gaps by providing capital and strategic advice to entrepreneurs and organizations working to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged populations. As part of a new feature aimed at promoting the work of these forward-thinking, changemakers, we are regularly highlighting one of these organizations on the #makingairwaves

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