Tag: Drexel Fund

podcastED: Drexel Fund leader: Help is here for ed entrepreneurs

On this episode, senior writer Lisa Buie talks with Eric Oglesbee, director of the Founders Program for the Drexel Fund. A Founders Program alumni, Oglesbee co-founded River Montessori High School in South Bend, Indiana, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oglesbee describes the application process, which has multiple, rigorous rounds that are[Read More…]

National nonprofit ‘pressure-tests’ innovative education choice programs in Florida and beyond

Like most great ideas, this one started on the ground, with a handful of eighth graders. After spending middle school in a unique environment that has earned the reputation of being the Southeast’s first urban farm school, the teens were unwilling to trade the lush gardens of the Melbourne Eau[Read More…]