Press Releases

The Milken Family Foundation regularly issues press releases about its efforts and impact in the fields of education and medical research.  Below is a select list of these releases.
For more official press releases about our initiatives, please visit the initiative-specific sites on the right.


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Dec 01, 2016
Revolutionary War Balloon Battles and Math Scavenger Hunts: Havre de Grace Fifth-Grade Teacher Thomas Dennison Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Oct 26, 2016
Leading With Literacy: Aurora Third-Grade Teacher Jennie Schmaltz Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Oct 25, 2016
Iberia Parish Principal Devon Willis-Jones Named One of Nation's Best with $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Oct 24, 2016
Surprise! St. Bernard Parish Teacher Catherine Randall Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Oct 10, 2016
It’s Going to Be a Honey of a Year for Four Stunned Recipients Of $15,000 Jewish Educator Awards


Oct 07, 2016
Analyze This: Data-Driven Olathe Elementary School Principal Receives 2016-17 Milken Educator Award, $25,000 Cash Prize


Oct 06, 2016
Goshen Master Teacher Becomes First in District to Receive Milken Educator Award and $25,000 Cash Prize


Oct 05, 2016
Full STEAM Ahead: Philadelphia Science and Math Teacher First in Nation to Receive 2016-17 Milken Educator Award, $25,000 Cash Prize


Sep 30, 2016
NIET Receives Federal Teacher Incentive Fund Grant to Advance Educator Effectiveness in High-Need Districts


Sep 15, 2016
$14,500 in Cash Prizes Given in International Discovery Award Competition


Sep 13, 2016
Milken Archive of Jewish Music Unveils New Interactive Multimedia Experience


Aug 09, 2016
The Milken Educator Awards Celebrates 30 Years of Teaching Excellence


Jul 11, 2016
15 Talented High School Seniors from the Los Angeles Metropolitan Region Selected as 2016 Milken Scholars


Jun 20, 2016
Four Talented Washington, D.C. High School Seniors Selected as 2016 Milken Scholars


Jun 09, 2016
Eight Talented New York High School Seniors Selected as 2016 Milken Scholars


May 24, 2016
The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes in Fort Scott, Kansas Opens the Doors to History


May 11, 2016
$140,000 in Prizes Awarded to Early-Stage Education Entrepreneurs


Mar 19, 2016
Southport Elementary School in Perry Township, Indiana, Receives $50,000 TAP Founder’s Award


Mar 18, 2016
2016 TAP Founder’s Award Finalists Announced


Mar 03, 2016
Virginia High School Math Teacher Walks Out of a School Assembly a Milken Educator and $25,000 Richer