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Our Wednesday September15th Altru Institute Salon will hear about a revolutionary approach to K-12 education that is a departure from the “assembly line” model that has failed us. Guest speaker has spent her career in education and founded Omnis Education which she believes is the school of the future.  We saw Jenn Sutherland-Miller at the ASU+GSV Summit where she was on panel the future of education.  She is among a growing number of entrepreneurs seeking to reinvent education. The Omnis model bring together world class subject matter experts to create vetted, curated learning that can be accessed anywhere, any time.…

Philanthropic think tank Altru Virus Project will host the Invest in Schools Summit  in Washington, DC August 3rd and 4th to ensure $170 billion in federal funds are fully leveraged. The goal of the Summit is to help US schools completely reopen and recover post COVID and to resist any future pandemic.   Learn More Closed schools have had a devastating impact on communities around the world, with economically disadvantaged families bearing the greatest burden. This has further accelerated the growing disparity between the haves and have-nots.   To address this challenge, the US federal government has allocated $170 billion to school…

The Invest in Schools Summit will address four topics with the objective of providing insight on the core challenges and opportunities facing schools. The August 3rd and 4th Summit in Washington DC, will address four core topics to provide guidance on how K-12 can best apply the Federal funding to build back better. The Federal Funding  An understanding of how the $170 billion will be distributed, utilized, and measured. Analysis of all programs and functions and how schools can efficiently access these funds and put them to best use. Insight on the purpose of the Legislation and a description of the five approved…

The Virus Project will begin production of a White Paper and documentary on reopening schools and keeping them open. Research will focus on the K-12 schools that stayed open during the pandemic.  The goal is a multimedia asset that addresses this issue and help schools everywhere reopen. The Virus Project was formed to aggregate the best ideas and thinking to provide a platform for innovators to collaborate and find solutions to the COVID-19 crisis. K-12 schools is an area of significant challenge but with noticeable progress. White Paper and Research Study: K-12 schools. Dealing with COVID-19. This White Paper will…

The Thesis:  A tremendous wealth of innovative science is occurring at Universities and among individual scientists and inventors. If such innovation could be matched with other groups working on similar problems and projects, great advances and even breakthroughs could be accelerated. Furthermore if such breakthroughs could be matched with commercialization strategies, solutions  to complex challenges like pandemics and climate change could be found.  But today no such collaborative model exists broadly. Scientists do collaborate but only through their own initiatives and our institutions are not designed to reward such collaboration. In fact, the incentive systems currently in place discourage it.…