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Apr 11, 2016, 07:00 ET 2016 Class of Dell Scholars Announced and Recipients Follow in Footsteps of 3,065 Other Low-Income Students Graduating College at a Rate Nearly 4x National Average

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation announced its 13th class of Dell Scholars, providing 350 low-income, determined students the support they need to ...


Feb 17, 2015, 10:00 ET Medha and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to Bring Career Services and Employability Education to Disadvantaged Youth Across India

Medha today announced a new collaboration with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to scale its Career Service Centers (CSC) and Employability...


Jan 21, 2014, 01:02 ET Clay Johnston, MD, PhD, named the new Dean of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin

We are very pleased to welcome Clay Johnston, MD, PhD, as the new Dean of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Johnston...


Apr 11, 2013, 10:00 ET Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Invests in At-risk Students Helping Them Graduate from College

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation's Dell Scholars Program today awarded 303 students across the country with $6,060,000 in college scholarship...


Jan 30, 2013, 07:00 ET Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Invests $50M to Establish the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas-Austin

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation announced today a new $50 million commitment to establish the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at...


Sep 04, 2012, 03:06 ET A Closer Look at Blended Learning Approaches

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is releasing a series of case studies that examine five school and charter management operators' implementation...


Jul 31, 2012, 05:12 ET Request for Comment (RFC) Period Opens for Upcoming Ed-Fi™ 1.1 release

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today announced a public Request for Comment (RFC) period for the release of Ed-Fi 1.1. The RFC period will open...


May 08, 2012, 01:00 ET Ed-Fi™ Gains Momentum in K-12 Education Sector

Since launching in July 2011, the Ed-Fi Tool Suite, including the data standard and dashboards, has gained significant momentum in K-12 education...


Feb 21, 2012, 12:35 ET Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) District Finds Success with Performance-Driven Education in the Classroom

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today released a report detailing the impact of the performance-driven education initiative to improve teacher...


Jul 19, 2011, 09:00 ET Leading State Education Agencies Back New Data Standard that Can Deliver Comprehensive Student Information to Every Teacher across US

Following five years of work, $150 million in investments and input from educators across the country, today the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation...


Apr 13, 2011, 09:00 ET Dell Scholars Program Offers Mentoring and $37 Million in Scholarships to Increase College Graduation Rates Among At-Risk Students

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation's Dell Scholars Program today awarded 300 students across the country with $6,000,000 in college scholarship...


Aug 18, 2010, 08:00 ET Houston Independent School District's ASPIRE Program Serves as National Model for Improving Student Achievement

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today released a report detailing the impact of performance management on teacher effectiveness and student...


Apr 13, 2010, 09:00 ET The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Awards $6,000,000 in Scholarships to 300 Graduating Seniors

As a part of a unique scholarship program designed to identify and support college educations for low-income or financially underserved students, the ...


Feb 18, 2010, 05:30 ET 'Be Well' Book Launches National Movement to Help Moms Instill Healthy Habits and End Childhood Obesity

In October 2009, two national non-profit organizations teamed together to launch a free resource for parents to help them combat childhood obesity in ...


Feb 09, 2010, 05:33 ET Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Applauds the First Lady's 'Let's Move!' Campaign to End Childhood Obesity

Susan Dell, co-founder and board chair of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, released the following statement regarding First Lady Michelle Obama's ...


Jan 26, 2010, 08:00 ET Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Funds Statewide Tools for Teaching Excellence Project Expansion to Five Texas Districts

In an effort to help school districts improve student achievement and teacher satisfaction, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has committed $5.5...