Top 10 Trending Guidestar Nonprofit Profiles, Jan-Feb 2017

GuideStar March 9, 2017
Commonlit, a provider of online materials designed to improve student reading levels, released a new product in January, which may have propelled it to the top of this list.

The Classy Awards Finalists 2017 March 13, 2017
The Classy Awards exist to put a spotlight on the most remarkable changemakers of our generation. The Winners & Finalists recognized are addressing the incredibly complex and equally severe problems we face today. Their efforts span global poverty and hunger, disease, education, climate change, disaster response and preparedness, and health care accessibility.

One Company is Helping Female Entrepreneurs Transform Society

Business Insider January 13, 2017
CommonLit, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit founded by Michelle Brown and Sarah Mielbye, was one of the companies accepted into the 2016 class of AT&T's Aspire Accelerator..."I hope we can get to the point where it's no longer remarkable for a young woman to be in charge of a fast-growing tech company," says Brown.

New Features from Literacy Tool Continue to Help Struggling Readers Manage Difficult Text

Education World January 20, 2017
In addition to the text sets, CommonLit has introduced a guided reading mode that focuses on ensuring that students of all reading levels are able to follow along with and comprehend complex texts.

CommonLit Releases New Features That Offer Lessons on Literacy Reading and History

THE Journal January 19, 2017
Text sets cover a range of historical, cultural and political topics and include relevant reading passages from a variety of genres. Topics include “Modern Democracy in America,” “Native American History,” “The American Revolution,” “Immigration” and “The Civil Rights Movement.”

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