Orozco Story

Kids are making friends with kids they never would have talked with before and I think that’s only going to make the world better – Efrain Martinez, Principal, Jose Clemente Orozco Academy. Doctoral student, National Louis University, Educational Leadership Program. Unlike a bank that was going to give us money and not really care, I felt like Andy was really…

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New School Leaders

I’ll be done paying off my doctorate before my master’s because of the Education Equity student funding program – Gwyenth Kram, PhD, Principal, McCutcheon Elementary, Chicago. Class of 2018, UIC Center for Urban Leadership Program Gwyn is part of a new breed of principals who lead schools to performance levels that socio-economic status would not predict  – Steve Tozer, PhD,…

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2018 Quarter 1

This winter EEI worked closely with Chicago’s Academy for Urban School Leadership, AUSL, to design a unique and innovative funding plan for residents of AUSL’s Chicago Teacher Residency program, CTR. The Chicago Teacher Residency is a yearlong urban teacher training program that equips residents with the training and skills to impact classrooms. Click Here. In addition to the scholarships offered…

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2017 Quarter 3

During the summer of 2017 Education Equity, Inc.’s Cohort III of students, graduated from Harvard, Penn, Lehigh, Illinois State University, and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. All of them are now employed. Our Cohort IV began studies at Harvard, Lehigh and University of Illinois at Chicago. In September we invested our One Millionth Dollar in high-quality high- return education. Education…

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Year end Report December 31st, 2016

As of the end of 2016 EEI has invested $821,000 in thirty-seven students. All ten students in Cohort I are graduated, employed and in repayment. In Cohort II, twelve of the seventeen students have completed their degrees. Of those twelve graduates, eleven are employed and in payment. Five of the cohort are still in school. Two of those still in…

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Andy Davis Presents ISA’s At Hardwick Day Summit

I am at the Hardwick Day Summit on Enrollment and the Economy, observing and listening to a group of sophisticated and focused college leaders and enrollment specialists explore the trends and requirements of their craft. It is fascinating. Later this morning I will speak with them on what part Income Sharing Agreements (equity based student funding) can have in helping…

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Education Equity, Inc. Second Quarter Report 2016

As of June this year, all ten students in Cohort I have completed the education programs that EEI helped fund. They have also each completed one year of employment. All ten were employed in the fields that they intended. Two in finance/ economic analysis and eight as educational leaders. The seventeen students in Cohort II are all in the process…

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A Good Read…

If Milton Friedman were still alive, how would he approach the current student-loan mess? The legendary free-market economist signaled his views in provocative essays a half-century ago, where he argued that it’s a mistake to put everyone on the same repayment schedule, regardless of how well or poorly their destinies play out. Instead, Friedman favored a new system in which…

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Education Equity, Inc. Fourth Quarter Report 2015

In the fourth quarter of 2015, Education Equity, Inc. (EEI) continued to invest in our classes of 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, and began the process of identifying and recruiting our third cohort, the class of 2016-2017. In the fourth quarter, EEI made additional investments of $77,000 in our student partners. This brings our total investment to $550,000, as of December 31,…

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Education Equity, Inc. Third Quarter Report 2015

In the third quarter of 2015 Education Equity, Inc. (EEI) recruited two more students to our 2015-2016 Cohort Two. One of the additional students is attending Harvard Graduate School of Education. The other late addition is a second year medical student at The Medical College of Wisconsin,a new school for EEI. This brings the size of our Cohort Two to…

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