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In the Nation's Interest

Schott Foundation for Public Education honors Charles Kolb at the Hot Schott Awards Gala

On December 9, The Schott Foundation honored CED President Charles Kolb with the “Hot Schott” Award for Business Leadership at their annual awards dinner.  The awards dinner is part of the National Opportunity to Learn Education Summit being held in Washington, D.C.  Charles Kolb and CED were recognized for “demonstrating exceptional commitment and achieving extraordinary results in advocating for excellence and equity in public education.”  CED has been a strong advocate for investments in education at all levels since being founded seventy years ago. 

CED is pleased and proud to receive support from the Schott Foundation for our education programs. For more information about CED's work on improving the quality of America's teachers, please click here.

For information on the Schott awards dinner and the National Opportunity to Learn Education

Watch the Schott Foundation video on Charles Kolb and CED from the December 2011 Awards Gala.

Read the 2020 Vision Roadmap Report from the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign. The Opportunity to Learn Campaign is a growing collaboration of local, state and national organizations, grassroots community leaders, policymakers, youth organizers, business leaders and philanthropic partners working to ensure that every public school in the nation provides each child with the opportunity for a high-quality education. CED is cited in the report's acknowledgements for its' work on public education. The Opportunity to Learn Campaign is supported by the Schott Foundation for Public Education.