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Nonprofit founded by UVa grads connects low-income students with business leaders

The story of DreamWakers, a 30-state nonprofit that connects disadvantaged classrooms with career speakers, began in Charlottesville with a box of pizza and two smartphones. Co-founders Monica Gray Logothetis and Annie Medaglia were hanging out one night during their time together at the University of Virginia and realized that they could harness free internet resources […]

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Panel: Teachers need increased support as requirements increase

Teachers nationwide are feeling increasingly heavy burdens as school systems are working to increase academic rigor, measure a growing list of student outcomes and step away from standardized testing models that focus on rote knowledge. At the same time, divisions are having trouble finding talented, well-qualified teachers to staff their schools, as low salaries and […]