News

Updates, articles, and videos from and about Blue Meridian Partners, our investees, and the field.

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Jan 21, 2023

Local education group earns $15M grant for community schools project

The Daily Memphian details a recent investment from the US Department of Education to Seeding Success, which will fund a community school model in Memphis.

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Jan 18, 2023

The Dangers of ‘Long COVID Learning Loss’ And How To Fix It

Writing for Newsweek, Jens Ludwig of the Education Lab and University of Chicago and Jean Grossman of MDRC and Princeton describe how, at scale, high-impact tutoring models like Saga Education could help address COVID learning losses.

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Jan 18, 2023

Foster care extension prepares TN young adults who ‘age out’ of system

A Knoxville-based news outlet highlights how Youth Villages LifeSet, along with a new foster care extension law, are supporting youth aging out of Tennessee's foster care system.

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Jan 18, 2023

Numeracy for All

Writing for Education Next, Zearn CEO Shalinee Sharma describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified existing challenges with math learning in the US and outlines four ways to advance math understanding among students.

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Jan 9, 2023

Helping renters build assets and move out of poverty by scaling HUD’s best kept secret

Writing for The Brookings Institution's The Avenue blog, Compass Working Capital CEO Markita Morris-Louis shares how her organization is low-income families build assets by leveraging HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program.

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Dec 27, 2022

Maternal deaths in the U.S. are staggeringly common. Personal nurses could help

In light of high maternal mortality rates in the US, NPR highlights how Nurse-Family Partnership's model is a promising solution.

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Dec 22, 2022

4 nonprofits fostering diversity and career advancement in IT

CIO highlights Year Up as one of 4 organizations working to foster equity and diversity in the IT industry.

Updates

Dec 20, 2022

Investing in Education to Create an Equitable Future

In response to COVID-19, Blue Meridian has made investments aimed at accelerating the reach and impact of key interventions for students and helping states and districts lay the groundwork for systemic improvement.

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Nov 30, 2022

A Good Job Is a Gift That Keeps Giving

As part of the New York Times Opinion's Holiday Gift Guide for 2022, Peter Coy uplifts Year Up as an organization worth supporting this holiday season.

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Nov 28, 2022

Nurse-Family Partnership is here to help Georgia’s first-time moms

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shares how Nurse-Family Partnership supports first-time mothers in Georgia.