In The News

A select sampling of news about the Milken Family Foundation and its initiatives. 
For more news about the Milken Family Foundation initiatives, please see the links on the right.


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Is Teaching a Learning Profession? How Iowa's Investments in Teacher Leadership and Support Are Helping All Educators Grow
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET)  |  September 30, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


5th Grade Student Wins $1,000 for National Research Award
WCSC-TV  |  CBS  |  September 25, 2020  |  Charleston, SC (LMC)


CapFed Best News: 2 Area Students Win Big in National Contest for Projects on Unsung Heroes
Topeka Capital-Journal  |  September 23, 2020  |  Topeka, KS (LMC)


WATCH --> Orangeburg County Elementary School Wins National Improvement Award
WLTX-TV  |  CBS  |  September 21, 2020  |  Columbia, SC (NIET)


Mellichamp Elementary in Orangeburg Earns $5,000 School of Promise Award
Charleston Daily  |  September 18, 2020  |  Charleston, SC (NIET)


Local Students Win Discovery Award Inspired by Unsung Heroes
WIBW-TV  |  CBS  |  September 16, 2020  |  Topeka, KS (LMC)


Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy in Knoxville Earns $5,000 School of Promise Award
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET)  |  September 11, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


Four Ways State Leaders Can Help Teachers Implement High-Quality Curriculum
Ed Note  |  Education Commission of the States  |  September 04, 2020  |  Denver, CO (NIET)


Milken Scholars 2020: Jiyoun Roh
Crescenta Valley Weekly  |  August 27, 2020  |  La Crescenta, CA (MSP)


AOC Graduates Selected as Milken Scholars
The Santa Clarita Valley Signal  |  August 26, 2020  |  Santa Clarita, CA (MSP)


Armchair Travelers Can Take Virtual Tours Of 10 Jewish Museums Around The World
The Jewish Herald-Voice  |  August 20, 2020  |  Houston, TX (MA)


WATCH --> South Carolina to Offer Training to Teachers, Principals on Virtual Instruction
WBTW-TV  |  CBS  |  August 11, 2020  |  Myrtle Beach, SC (NIET)


Two South Asians Among Eleven to Receive Milken Scholars Award
The South Asian Times  |  August 06, 2020  |  Dix Hills, NY (MSP)


Accomplished Los Angeles Students Receive Milken Scholars Award
Park La Brea News  |  August 06, 2020  |  Los Angeles, CA (MSP)


Irena Sendler and the Girls from Kansas
Humanities  |  National Endowment for the Humanities  |  August 03, 2020  |  Washington, DC (LMC)


Once Estudiantes de Los Ángeles Recibirán Una Beca de $10,000
El Clasificado  |  Los Angeles, CA  |  July 31, 2020 (MSP)


DC Student Will Attend Harvard on a Full Scholarship, but That’s Not All He Has Earned
WTOP-FM  |  July 30, 2020  |  Chevy Chase, MD (MSP)


South Bronx Student Wins National Scholarship
Norwood News  |  July 29, 2020  |  Bronx, NY (MSP)


These Kids Will Be All Right: Meet The New Milken Scholars
BKLyner  |  July 29, 2020  |  Brooklyn NY (MSP)


Fort Hamilton Student Gets Scholarship to Brown University
Brooklyn Reporter  |  July 15, 2020  |  Brooklyn, NY (MSP)


Brooklyn Freshman Of South Asian Origin Wins Prestigious Milken Scholarship
News India Times  |  July 14, 2020  |  Jersey City, NJ (MSP)


Pandemic or Not, Students Need Great Content Paired With Strong Teaching
Education Post  |  July 13, 2020  |  Oak Forest, IL (NIET)


Student Wins $2K for Art Competition
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  June 25, 2020  |  San Diego, CA (LMC)


WATCH --> Jackson’s Charles Rounds III Wins International Art Competition
News Mississippi  |  June 06, 2020  |  Jackson, MS (LMC)


Confronting Fascism Through Creativity: Jackson Student Wins International Art Prize
Mississippi Free Press  |  June 04, 2020  |  Jackson, MS (LMC)


San Antonio High Schooler Wins $3K Prize in International Art Competition
Rivard Report  |  June 04, 2020  |  San Antonio, TX (LMC)


It Was a Bumpy Ride, But Virtual Schooling During the Coronavirus Boosted Teachers' Tech Skills
Education Week  |  June 02, 2020  |  Bethesda, MD (NIET)


Local Student Wins Prize in 5th Annual ArtEffect Project Competition
Marietta Daily Journal  |  May 29, 2020  |  Marietta, GA (LMC)


Charles Rounds: Power APAC Student Rebuild the Future with Art
Jackson Free Press  |  May 28, 2020  |  Jackson, MS (LMC)


Duplessis Primary Receives $50,000 NIET Founder’s Award
Gonzales Weekly Citizen  |  May 19, 2020  |  Gonzales, LA (NIET)


Slaton High School recognized with $10,000 as NIET Founder’s Award finalist
KLBK-TV  |  CBS  |  May 19, 2020  |  Lubbock, TX (NIET)


Focus Moves to Fall as Whitmer Targets School Year and How in-Person Classes Can Resume
WJBK-TV  |  FOX  |  May 16, 2020  |  Southfield, MI (NIET)


Taking Great Teaching Online
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching | NIET  |  April 24, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


Making the Final Push Worth It
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching | NIET  |  April 14, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


Working Remotely: If you want to curl up in a ball in the corner of the room, you are not alone!
National Institute for Excellence in Learning | NIET  |  April 08, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


Leading Learning, but Remotely
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching | NIET  |  April 06, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


To Do's for Today's Virtual Teaching
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching | NIET  |  April 02, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


Nine Strategies for Leading Clearly and Effectively
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching | NIET  |  March 31, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


Remote Learning Resources
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching | NIET  |  March 19, 2020  |  Nashville, TN (NIET)


Noreen Green Profiled in Milken Archive Spotlight Series
USC Thornton School of Music  |  March 02, 2020  |  Los Angeles, CA (MA)


UCLA to Host First-Ever American Jewish Music Festival
Jewish Jounal  |  January 22, 2020  |  Los Angeles, CA (MA)


Outstanding Teacher: Erica Stephens
Memphis Parent  |  January 21, 2020  |  Memphis, TN (MEA)


Local Principal Wins $25,000
KSWT-TV, KYMA-TV, KECY-TV/KESE-TV  |  CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC and Telemundo  |  January 17, 2020  |  Yuma, AZ (MEA)


Educador de San Luis Recibe Premio Nacional
Bajo El Sol\Yuma Sun  |  January 17, 2020  |  Yuna, AZ (MEA)


Educator Awards
Jewish Journal  |  January 08, 2020  |  Los Angeles, CA (JEA)