Press Releases

2019 Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize Winner Announced
April 19, 2019
A student-run startup that addresses the costly and common habit of teeth grinding and another that uses artificial intelligence to assist corporate human resources managers in evaluating employees were the big winners of the $100,000 Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs.

NIET announces Lowell Milken Founder's Award Recipient
March 22, 2019
Wildflower School in Goodyear, Arizona, is the recipient of the 2019 NIET Founder's Award.

2019 Lowell Milken Founder's Award Finalists Announced
March 08, 2019
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) today announced that five schools across the country have been selected as 2019 NIET Founder's Award finalists.

In The News

Pasadena teacher gets ‘Oscars of teaching’ award

February 20, 2019
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Pasadena, CA

Topeka-Area Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award

October 12, 2018
Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka, KS


Lowell Milken Pays Tribute to Legacy of Dr. Scott Ridley in Op-ed on The74
November 13, 2018
A truly visionary leader in education, Dr. Ridley will be remembered for making an outsize contribution to elevating the teaching profession.

Lowell Milken Honored with 2017 ECS James Bryant Conant Award
July 01, 2017
Lowell Milken's groundbreaking initiatives in education reform recognized with award for significant individual contributions to strengthening American education.

Lowell Milken Named 2017 James Bryant Conant Award Recipient
March 25, 2017
The Education Commission of the States has given Lowell Milken this years's James Bryant Conant Award, one of education’s most prestigious honors.

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