In the News

See what the world has to say about national nonprofit PowerMyLearning and our award-winning personalized learning platform, PowerMyLearning Connect.

2018-2017

02/01/2018: Atlanta Tribune, Community Close-Up: PowerMyLearning

01/26/2018: We Are Teachers, The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Math

01/11/2018: Inside Philanthropy, Is Personalized Learning the Next Big Thing in K-12 Philanthropy?

12/28/2017: Help Teaching, Top 100 Free Education Sites

12/19/2017: Discovery Education Blog, DEN Trend Report: 12/19/17

12/08/2017: Education Dive, Home visits, surveys, personalized meetings key to boosting parent engagement

12/01/2017: Getting Smart, Family Playlists: A New Approach to Family Engagement

12/01/2017: Education Dive, PowerMyLearning Launches Family Playlists: A New Approach to Family Engagement

11/30/2017: ASCD SmartBrief, NYC school pilots “Family Playlists”

11/30/2017: SmartBrief, How some schools are engaging parents

11/30/2017: Education Dive, ‘Family Playlists’ the latest infusion of tech into parent-teacher communications

11/30/2017: PowerMyLearning Launches Family Playlists™: A Groundbreaking Homework Innovation to Engage Families [Press Release]

11/29/2017: EdSurge, Could Giving Parents Homework Help Students? Schools Try ‘Family Playlists’

11/29/2017: New Profit’s Amplify Blog, Professional Development That Teachers Can Love, Not Loathe

11/28/2017: PowerMyLearning Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 10 Years Running and Reaches Platinum Seal of Transparency on Guidestar [Press Release]

11/22/2017: BetaKit (Atlanta), Sage Dedicating $500,000 to Helping Nonprofits with Digital Projects

11/17/2017: TAG Hub Magazine (Atlanta), PowerMyLearning Atlanta Awarded Grant to Expand Comprehensive Services

11/15/2017: Hypepotamas (Atlanta), Here’s How to Give Back — With Your Tech Skills

11/6/2017: Metro Atlanta CEO, Two Atlanta Nonprofits Receive Lighting the Way Awards from SunTrust Foundation

09/21/2017: Common Sense Education, Top Picks: Lesson Planning Apps and Websites

09/21/2017: Common Sense Education, Top Websites for Teachers to Find Lesson Plans

09/21/2017: Common Sense Education, Best Professional Development Websites and PLNs for Teachers

09/19/2017: Voyage ATL Magazine, Meet Kwame Johnson of PowerMyLearning Greater Atlanta Region

08/19/2017: Hypepotamus (Atlanta), Tech Education Nonprofit Celebrates the Power of A Decade of Digital Learning

08/18/2017: Getting Smart, 40 Resources for Homework Help & Parent Organization

08/17/2017: PowerMyLearning-Atlanta Celebrates 10-Year Impact at Inspire 2017 [Press Release]

08/17/2017: PowerMyLearning to Drive Innovation and Personalized Learning at West Adams/Harvard Heights Middle School [Press Release]

08/11/2017: The Buffalo News, Another Voice: Closing the digital divide will help students

08/08/2017: ABC WKVW (Buffalo), New service offers cheap internet to low-income families, seniors

07/30/2017: DailyGood.org, Elisabeth Stock of PowerMyLearning

07/23/2017: CBS Local Focus Atlanta, PowerMyLearning Atlanta

07/14/2017: Getting Smart, Smart List: 40 Ways to Learn Almost Anything

07/12/2017: Scale LA Blog, Why has tech failed to deliver to improve teaching and learning?

07/12/2017: Cross Campus Blog, Member Spotlight: PowerMyLearning

06/29/2017: Getting Smart, 7 Resources to Help Avoid Summer Brain Drain

06/20/2017: Education Week, Gates, Zuckerberg Teaming Up on Personalized Learning

05/30/2017: Education Talk Radio with Larry Jacobs, Powering and Personalizing Learning in High Need K-12

05/30/2017: NY1 In Focus with Cheryl Wills, The Challenges of Closing the Digital Divide

05/30/2017: NY1 In Focus with Cheryl Wills, Helping Senior Citizens Keep Pace with the Always Changing Digital Landscape

05/30/2017: ABC Channel 13 WHAM (Rochester), Low-cost, high-speed broadcast Internet launching in Rochester

04/26/2017: The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Grants Roundup: Gates and Chan-Zuckerberg Back $12 Million Personalized-Learning Venture

04/26/2017: Atlanta Daily World (Atlanta, GA), Google Fiber Powers Learning with Digital Inclusion Fellowship

04/18/2017: Getting Smart, Initiative Aims to Catalyze the Personalized Learning Field

04/17/2017: EdSurge, New Profit Dishes Out $1M to 7 Organizations in Personalized Learning Initiative

04/01/2017: TimesLedger (Queens, NY), Southeast Queens students supplied with computers

03/02/2017: Getting Smart, 10 Strategies Promoting Digital Access and Equity

02/05/2017: EdWeek Market Brief (Marketplace K-12), K-12 Dealmaking: ETS to Acquire Questar; Hobsons Snaps Up Counseling-Admissions Company

02/03/2017: L.A. Parent, Digital vs. Analog: At-Home Learning Activities for Kids

02/01/2017: The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Grants Roundup: Cornell’s College of Business Gets $150 Million

01/26/2017: T.H.E. Journal, Free, Online Personalized Learning Platform Raises $6.5 Million

01/24/2017: EdSurge, PowerMyLearning Receives $6.5M to Expand Personalized Learning in High-Poverty Schools

01/24/2017: PowerMyLearning Receives a Combined $6.5 Million in Grant Funding [Press Release]

01/21/2017: Altice Connects, PowerMyLearning Workshop at P.S. 279, Bronx

01/03/2017: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Making the Grade: Clayton County charter school focuses on technology

2016

12/10/2016: Altice Connects, PowerMyLearning Family Learning Workshop in Brooklyn Starring Students from Junior High School 62 and Their Families [Video]

11/28/16: PowerMyLearning’s Neil Spears Featured on KUCR Radio’s “Education Today”

11/15/16: PowerMyLearning Awarded a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grant to Expand Implementation of Personalized Learning in Under-Served Schools [Press Release]

11/01/2016: Huffington Post (NationSwell), Using Technology to Empower Students (and Their Teachers and Parents, Too)

11/16/2016: THE Journal, Nonprofit Receives Funding to Bring Personalized Learning to 40 Bay Area Schools

11/15/2016: Education Dive, PowerMyLearning Awarded a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grant to Expand Implementation of Personalized Learning in Under-Served Schools

10/31/16: Elisabeth Stock Named 2016 NationSwell AllStar & PowerMyLearning’s Approach Featured in Video

08/15/2016: Corporate Social Responsibility Blog, How do you fight child poverty in the 21st century? One classroom at a time

08/15/2016: Getting Smart, Next Generation Science Standards Aligned Open Simulations and Tools

08/13/2016: Getting Smart, 8 Learning Platform Observations, 8 Startup Signals

06/06/2016: Education Week, Testing Tech Products in the Classroom

05/19/2016: T.H.E. Journal, 8 High-Quality OER Collections

04/01/2016: EdWeek Market Brief, EduStar Platform Promises Quick, Randomized Ed-Tech Trials

03/23/16: Elisabeth Stock Profiled by NationSwell

01/15/2016: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta’s King Middle School receives donated computers

01/11/2016: Education Week, Flood of Open Education Resources Challenges Educators

2015

 

12/15/15: PowerMyLearning Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Eight Years Running

11/19/15: PowerMyLearning Rings NYSE Closing Bell to Celebrate American Education Week

10/27/15: PowerMyLearning Named Winner of NewSchools Ignite Science Learning Challenge [Press Release]

As of August 2015, CFY changed its name to PowerMyLearning and changed the name of its learning platform to PowerMyLearning Connect.

06/12/15: CFY Awarded “Best Broadband Adoption Initiative” by State of New York [Press Release]

04/20/15: Elisabeth Stock Asked to Join NYC Broadband Task Force

03/19/15: CFY-Atlanta to Host Panel on Bridging the STEM Education Gap in Georgia [Press Release]

02/24/15: PowerMyLearning Launches Next-Gen Formative Assessment Capabilities to Drive Deeper Learning [Press Release]

01/15/15: PowerMyLearning Featured in T.H.E. Journal

01/05/15: Exciting Recognition for PowerMyLearning

2014

10/16/14: PowerMyLearning Wins eSchool News Ed-Tech Readers’ Choice Award

10/01/14: The Learning Accelerator Awards CFY Grant to Scale Personalized Professional Development for Teachers

07/09/14: CFY Awarded Over $650,000 in In-Kind Software Donations from Microsoft

07/08/14: CFY’s CEO & Co-Founder Interviewed for Core of Education Podcast

05/14/14: Elisabeth Stock describes CFY’s two-gear construct for blended learning on Edutopia

02/05/14: The NTIA Profiles CFY in Blog Celebrating Digital Learning Day

01/13/14: CFY Awarded $6 Million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation