Milken Family Foundation ( Milken Family Foundation )

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Milken Family Foundation

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Founded by Michael and Lowell Milken in 1982, and directed by Chairman Lowell Milken, the Milken Family Foundation’s innovative initiatives continue to forge new pathways in the realms of education and medical research.

The belief that young people are not only our greatest natural resource, but our greatest national resource has been the guiding philosophy that drives Lowell Milken and the foundation to develop many of the country’s most groundbreaking education reform initiatives. Whether founding the nation’s preeminent teacher recognition program, highlighting the importance of early childhood education, advancing the effective use of education technology, or leading the nation’s most successful comprehensive education reform system, MFF continues to champion strategies that elevate education in America and around the world.

In medical research, advances driven by MFF are transforming the ways in which research is conducted and connected, improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities worldwide. Programs and contributions further the battle against cancer, epilepsy and other diseases through the pursuit of treatments and, ultimately, cures.

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12/08/2017 - 09:22 New Orleans Master Teacher Theresa Cross earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award
12/07/2017 - 14:49 Lafayette teacher Angela Boxie wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award
12/07/2017 - 07:14 Administering success through creative discipline earns Debreon Davis a $25,000 Milken Educator Award
11/16/2017 - 14:35 Katherine Watkins first in Millington to win $25,000 Milken Educator Award
11/16/2017 - 09:05 Knoxville teacher wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award
11/15/2017 - 08:54 Making (and Learning) History Every Day, Teacher Ryan James Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award
10/31/2017 - 11:09 Lisa Rodgers brings science to life for students and receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award for Colorado
10/25/2017 - 09:28 Tami Lunsford is the first recipient of the Milken Educator Award in Delaware
10/12/2017 - 13:11 Business is booming at Pacifica High School: Aaron Ferguson surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award!
10/10/2017 - 10:43 Milken Educator Awards crowns Alexis King the first recipient of the 2017-2018 season
09/26/2017 - 17:28 Mazel Tov to Los Angeles Recipients of 2017 Jewish Educator Awards
09/15/2017 - 09:32 $13,500 in Cash Prizes Given in International Discovery Award Competition
06/29/2017 - 07:38 Lowell Milken Honored with 2017 ECS James Bryant Conant Award
06/01/2017 - 20:39 Three Talented Washington, D.C. High Schoolers Enter 2017 Milken Scholars Program
05/31/2017 - 08:43 Milken Scholars Select Six Extraordinary New York High School Seniors for 2017 Class
05/30/2017 - 13:42 2017 Lowell Milken Center Fellows Attending Second Week of Programming Announced
05/24/2017 - 20:54 2017 Lowell Milken Center Fellows Announced
04/25/2017 - 21:53 Winners Announced for Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition for Ventures