Bing in the Classroom Now Available to All Schools in the US

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Today, we’re proud to unveil the next phase of the Bing in the Classroom program, including broad availability of our ad-free, safer, more private search to all eligible K-12 public and private schools in the US. Along with providing educational enhancements, Bing in the Classroom removes ads and blocks searches from being used for personalized advertising for all Bing.com searches done through the school’s network, making Bing the only major search…

The Bing Million Dollar Giving Challenge to help schools launches for the holidays

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Bing is ready to share some holiday cheer with deserving schools – our goal is to give one million dollars to schools in need before December 31st! Starting today, you can help us help kids with one simple click here. The Bing One Million Dollar Giving Challenge is in partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a long-term partner of Bing that connects individuals with the schools and classrooms that they care about most. …

Artists unite for education reform at REDU HOMEROOM

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As we highlighted last week, REDU HOMEROOM, a two-week fundraising exhibition featuring original art by five renowned artists is up and running in New York.   The featured artists: Scott Campbell, Neck Face, José Parla, Lucien Marc-Smith, and Luis Gispert are drawing from their personal experiences to produce works that inspire dialogue and action around education reform.   . In Jeff Staple’s words, the message of the exhibit is, “you can…

REDU’s RE:FORM SCHOOL Follow Up

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To those of you who attended- RE:FORM SCHOOL in NYC, a REDU call to action event to rethink our US education through visual arts and creative workshops- thank you for the support!  The numbers below testify to the energy and enthusiasm that everybody brought. The event was a unique convergence of education, art, and community. Through people like you we were able to draw awareness to the critical issues facing…

RE:FORM SCHOOL – REDU x Creative Community Coming Together for Education

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In the past month since REDU launched, we have seen the call for education reinvention thrust into the middle of a national conversation.  The numbers are staggering – a third of our students never graduate, US ranks 18th out of 21 countries in math and science, over 1 million veteran teachers are set to retire.  So, whether it’s Waiting for Superman, the Education Nation summit, or just over the news,…

Ask Arne about Education

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Arne Duncan, the U.S. secretary of education, fields your questions in an Oct. 1 webcast. Are crumbling schools putting our nation’s future at risk? Are our teachers prepared for the myriad challenges they meet in the classroom? Is frequent testing giving us a good idea of student success and failure, or distorting comprehensive education for the next generation? MSN and Bing’s REDU initiative are presenting an opportunity for you to…

Our Commitment to Education

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The idea of connecting people to information is something that the team here at Bing strongly believes in and something that we know teachers across the world do every day.  Bing provides data and a service that empowers teachers with tools and students with a vast amount of knowledge, giving them the ability to learn and explore both in and outside their classrooms.  We’ve demonstrated our support, especially in the…

REDU: Every Kid Deserves a Great Education

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As you might know, there is an increasingly critical national conversation developing around the state of education in the United States. This conversation is happening at all levels of American life, from the White House to the local school district. As kids are heading back to school, you likely have even had to make some decisions about the path they take – not all of them easy and many of…

The Avatar Award Competition: In NYC with James Cameron, Richard Greene and Bing

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The human ability to clearly articulate our ideas with conviction, fortitude and authenticity is something that should be developed and nurtured in our young people. Indeed one of Bing’s core missions is to provide a level of clarity on the web and help people find what they asked but also help them discover things that might be related and helpful to more fully informing them on the topic. We want…

Picture the Impossible (with RIT, Democrat and Chronicle and Bing)!

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What if, for a few months this fall, your town/neighborhood changed – became the site of three warring factions, each striving to gain eminence, each with people they are trying to protect? And even the newspaper was not immune to their petty rivalries and challenges? What if you were invited to join one of the factions, to match wits with others in a secret society as slowly, slowly streets you…