As students begin a new academic year, Kojo chats with D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson.
From million-dollar prizes to new billion-dollar super-charities, American philanthropies are experimenting with new ways to spur innovation and solve pressing public policy challenges. Kojo explores the past, present and future of philanthropic giving.
- Joel L. Fleishman Professor of Law and Public Policy, Duke University; author, "The Foundation: A Great American Secret" (Public Affairs)
- Ian Wilhelm Reporter, Chronicle of Philanthropy
- Tom Vander Ark President, X-Prize Foundation
- John Hurvitz Partner, Covington & Burling; Legal Advisor, Advanced Market Commitment Working Group
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