About the data


Charter total: $ 258,800
Private total: $ 30,000
Public total: $ 3,728,092
Closed charters: $ 138,800
 
For years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Recipients of Bush Foundation grants, in descending order

Financials: 2017

assets: $ 959,834,025
grants: * $ 29,344,532

# Grant # is NOT the amount given for education reform in Minnesota; it is the total grants paid by the funder for all recipients for the given year.

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funder: Bush Foundation

Database contains 411 grants from Bush Foundation worth $ 94,772,283

Grants for years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

ein: 41-6017815

101 Fifth Street East, Suite 2400
St. Paul, MN 55101

http://www.bushfoundation.org/

The Bush Foundation funds much of the education reform policy work.

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Rob Levine
Edhivemn.com
September 20, 2019

How the Bush Foundation wasted $45 million and 10 years on an ill-conceived assault on teachers

The foundation famously promised 50% more students in post-secondary education in three states, erasure of so-called 'achievement gaps,' and a fancy new evaluation tool. Ten years later there are actually fewer students in college, 'achievement gaps' are the same or worse, and its hyped $2 million VAM evaluation tool is up in flames - but the foundation is undaunted – proud of its failure

Ten years ago the St Paul-based Bush Foundation embarked on what was at the time its most expensive and ambitious project ever: a 10-year, $45 million effort called the Teacher Effectiveness Initiative (TEI).

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