Gates Foundation Donates $2M To John Stanford Endowment

SEATTLE - An endowment dedicated to the dreams of former Seattle School Superintendent John Stanford has tripled its value.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated $2 million to the fund--bringing its total to 3 million dollars.

The fund is meant for programs in Seattle Schools that focus on teacher training, literacy, and leadership.

The fund's goal is to raise $25 million.

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