Latest Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Stories

2011-07-19 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following five years of work, $150 million in investments and input from educators across the country, today the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation released the new Ed-Fi data standard. This free resource, which facilitates secure data exchange among disparate data systems in the K-12 education sector, puts the transformative power of information in the hands of educators when and where they need it most: their classrooms. Today's release...

2010-02-18 16:30:00

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2009, two national non-profit organizations teamed together to launch a free resource for parents to help them combat childhood obesity in their homes and communities. Far exceeding expectations, the book titled, Be Well: Messages from Moms on Living Healthier Lives, has kicked off a national movement to prevent childhood obesity as half a million copies of the book have found their way into the hands of parents across the...

2009-10-06 06:58:00

AUSTIN, Texas and NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book featuring smart tips from moms on tough topics like cutting down screen time, getting your kids to eat more vegetables and increasing physical activity is available to any parent in the U.S. at low or no cost. The book is a product of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a joint initiative between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation. Susan Dell...

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