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Remarks by MacArthur Vice President Julia Stasch about the Mayor’s Advisory Council on Closing the Digital Divide

MacArthur Vice President of U.S. Programs Julia Stasch discusses a new report by the Task Force outlining ways to harness and accelerate ongoing efforts to bridge the digital divide in Chicago. Read More

Six Counties Selected for Juvenile Justice Reform Funding Under $10 Million MacArthur Initiative

Governor Chris Gregoire announced that six counties will receive funding and technical support to improve juvenile justice systems as part of MacArthur's Models for Change initiative. Read More

"The Social Impact of the University," Remarks by Jonathan Fanton as Part of the Danforth Lecture Series at Washington University

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton suggests a framework for understanding the social impact of universities using examples drawn from the Foundation's experience. Read More

Interview with Jonathan Fanton on Democracy, Digital Learning, and Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century

Recently, Philanthropy News Digest spoke with MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton. Read More

"Home is Where We Start: Why We Need to Know More about Housing and How it Matters for Children, Families, and Communities," Remarks by Jonathan Fanton

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton announces the Foundation's $25 million commitment to support research on how housing matters to the education, health, and well-being of residents. Read More

"Do Video Games Help Kids Learn?," Digital Media and Learning Panel Discussion, Introductory Remarks delivered by Jonathan F. Fanton

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes the Foundation's new initiative to explore and understand how young people incorporate digital media into their daily lives and help them understand how to better do so. Read More
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Suzanne Seggerman on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Nichole Pinkard on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Mimi Ito on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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Lance Bennett on digital media and learning

The MacArthur Foundation is exploring how technology is changing kids and learning, committing $50 million to this initiative.

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