Category: Education

Rocketship Education Always Tries To Improve Itself

Rocketship Education (R), a charter school system in several American cities that deals with underprivileged children, want to get rid of the achievement gap and to ensure that students expand their knowledge and character. Charter schools are independent educational organizations that are meant to develop their own kinds of policies, core values and teaching methods. […]

Rocketship Education is Using the Charter Public School System to Its Students’ Advantage

Established in 2006, Rocketship Education or R has been at the forefront of quality education in California, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Washington D.C. It is a network of public charter schools, which focuses on providing quality education to local communities. Public charter schools are publicly funded educational institutions that are run by charter management organizations (CMOs). […]

Dick DeVos Contributes a Million Dollars to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

In 2013, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Center embarked on a fund-raising campaign that aimed to raise $125M. The donations were for the construction of a pedestrian bridge that linked the riverfront pavilion to the main center. The management had ambitious plans to build three new spacious pavilions. $25M was to be […]