Resources from the Field

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April 2018 | Being the Change: 12 Ways Foundations Are Transforming Themselves to Transform Their Impact

Based on 114 interviews, this report details 12 ways foundations are applying skills, knowledge and more to create impact at scale and create systemic change.

April 2018 | DEI Expert Hub

The DEI Expert Hub helps education-focused nonprofits, funders, school leaders and technology entrepreneurs access skills and guidance for diversity, equity and inclusion within their organizations.

April 2018 | From Vision to Reality: Personalized, Competency-Based Learning for All Kids

The purpose of this publication is to help school districts advance personalized and competency-based education and to provide support to school leaders for this work.

April 2018 | Keeping Students First: Building Community Labor Partnerships for Strong Schools
Schott Foundation for Public Education

This report provides tools and information for community and labor groups interested in working together to support schools and students.

April 2018 | Stories of Leadership: Learning from Community Foundations that make Higher Education a Regional Priority
College Futures Foundation

Four case studies, Stories of Leadership, are a set of short narratives describing the journeys, challenges, and achievements of four organizations demonstrating regional leadership in postsecondary educational success.

March 2018 | Advancing Funders’ Openness Practices: Lessons for the Field from the Collective Impact Funder Action Learning Lab
Collective Impact Forum

This report highlights key findings and feedback from the Action Learning Lab for improving foundation openness, and the broader Collective Impact Funder Community of Practice.

March 2018 |
Informed Immigrant

This online resource hub provides information for educators and others working with immigrant students and families.

March 2018 | Personalized Learning and the Every Student Succeeds Act

This publication highlights trends that emerged during a year-long review of state ESSA plans and drafts.

March 2018 | Strategies for Improving Community College Student Financial Health
Achieving the Dream

This report examines strategies employed by six colleges over a two-year period for interventions that provide financial support for community college students and help students change financial behaviors.

March 2018 | Summer Learning Recruitment Guide
The Wallace Foundation

This guide and website provides keys to success for school districts that want to recruit students for summer learning programs.