12/17/2010 05:07 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Donorschoose Gets Big Contribution From American Express helps teachers get the stuff they need via a kind of microfinance model, helping fund a lot of schools in the US. (I've been focusing on a low-income school in South Carolina.)

Charles Best, their founder, talks a bit about this in the following, preceded by good work related to "Waiting for Superman".



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