Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here? Addressing Past and Present Racism in Public Education and Beyond: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones By Julita Bailey-Vasco   Join Nellie Mae for the next event in our #EdEquityTalks series! We are excited to host Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project, staff writer at The New York…

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes Mishone Donelson, Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, to Board of Directors

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation Welcomes Mishone Donelson, Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, to Board of Directors Posted by Julita Bailey-Vasco   We are excited to announce the appointment of Mishone Donelson, Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, to the Nellie Mae Education Foundation…

Reframing Learning Loss Amidst a Pandemic

Reframing Learning Loss Amidst a Pandemic By Julita Bailey-Vasco   While there’s no doubt the pandemic has deeply impacted the learning experiences of young people across our region and our nation, calls to focus solely on “learning loss” not only dismisses the resilience and creativity of young people who have forged through three years of…

Open Letter: Teach Us Everything

Posted by Julita Bailey-Vasco   Here at Nellie Mae, we are committed to equitable public education and teaching the truth, and those values are under attack from special interests who do not actually care about our students. We are taking a stand in support of education alongside our partners in this week’s Sunday edition of…