Resources from the Field

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December 2018 | Engaging the Arts in the Broader Education Policy Landscape
Education Commission of the States

This report looks at how arts education and arts leaders can be engaged in education policy change efforts and solutions.

December 2018 | Forging Ahead: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Foundation Investing Activities
The Giving Practice

"This report includes interviews with executives at eight large foundations" on "how DEI can shape the structure of the investing department, the work of investment committees and the choice of investments."

December 2018 | Governance in Early Childhood Education
Education Commission of the States

This report looks at the governance creation, structure and coordination of early childhood education policy across the U.S. State examples and pertinent challenges to this governance are included. 

December 2018 | Pathway to Success: Toledo School for the Arts builds promising futures through the arts
Thomas B. Fordham Institute

This report highlights the Toledo School for the Arts, a public charter school, and the special opportunities it offers students interested in pursuing an art major. 

December 2018 | Summer Learning Toolkit: Evidence-based tools and guidance for delivering effective programs
The Wallace Foundation

The online summer learning toolkit, with downloadable resources, provides adaptable tools and planning resources for practictioners.

November 2018 | 2018 National Farm to Early Care and Education Survey
National Farm to School Network

These materials summarize survey results from early care and education (ECE) providers across the country on the benefits and challenges of using farm to ECE to foster high quality learning environments that promote health and well-being among children. 

November 2018 | Advancing Racial Equity Through Capacity Building: The Kresge Foundation’s Talent and Leadership Development Efforts
GrantCraft

This case study is one of five in a GrantCraft series on foundations working with consultants to build grantee-capacity. This case study looks at the Kresge Foundation's FUEL (Fostering Urban Equitable Leadership) program for their grantees.

November 2018 | Culturally Responsive Education (CRE): CRE Stories
Media Sutra

This 9 part docu-series and related resources highlight stories from students, parents, educators, and other school and thought leaders about culturally responsive education and its lack in current education systems.

November 2018 | Forecast 5.0 – The Future of Learning: Navigating the Future of Learning
KnowledgeWorks

In their 5th comprehensive forecast, KnowledgeWorks identifies 5 societal drivers of change and predicts what they could mean for the future of learning.

November 2018 | Motivation and Engagement in Student Assignments: The Role of Choice and Relevancy
The Education Trust

This brief dives into the role that choice and relevancy play in fostering motivation and engagement among students when faced with difficult assignments in school.

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