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Education Week Teacher: A $29 Million Donation Funds Classroom Projects for 30,000 Teachers


"This week, a $29 million donation from cryptocurrency startup Ripple funded every open campaign on education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org—benefitting nearly 30,000 teachers and approximately one million students across the country.On Tuesday night's episode of "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert announced the gift, which is the largest single donation made since the site launched in 2000. Colbert, who serves on the DonorsChoose.org board of directors, made his own contribution to the site in 2015 by funding all open requests of teachers from his home state of South Carolina."Read the full story on EdWeek Teacher.

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