In a recent speech promoting Russia’s new Law on Endowments, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev praised the first seven institutions to register endowments in Russia. The seven include three MacArthur grantees – the European University at St. Petersburg, the New Economic School, and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. While the Law on Endowments does not give tax breaks to donors, it does make contributions and interest earned on endowments tax-free for the recipient and should facilitate a surge of endowment-building in the nonprofit sector, including among educational and research institutions.
September 19, 2017 - Publication
A literature review released by the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education, supported by MacArthur, summarizes evidence on approaches to increasing participation, improving learning, and enhancing the relevance of secondary education in developing ... Read More
August 21, 2017 - From The Field
PBS LearningMedia, which provides free digital resources and lesson plans to educators, has created a collection of publicly accessible content that features the work of MacArthur Fellows in diverse fields. Read More