Knight grant is ‘enormously validating,’ Miller tells edtech site EdSurge

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Following the announcement of Knight Foundation’s $5 million support for NLP’s work, NLP founder and CEO Alan Miller spoke to EdSurge, a news site focusing on educational technology. “This is enormously validating for us, and gratifying, because it says they see what we’re doing as credible,” he told reporter Emily Tate.

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