Resources from the Field

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September 2017 | Understanding Higher Education Finance
Postsecondary Analytics

This resource explores funding sources for postsecondary education and how that funding affects low-income students.

August 2017 | Union Role in Diversifying the Educator Workforce: Building from Within
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

In this report, the AFT describes the urgent need to recruit and retain more educators of color in public schools.

August 2017 | You Need Data to Personalize Learning
Data Quality Campaign

Data Quality Campaign’s (DQC) latest infographic and video expertly highlights the importance of using data to meet student needs.

July 2017 | NAACP Task Force on Quality Education
NAACP

Explore educational equity in this report released by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

July 2017 | National Equity Atlas
USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) and PolicyLink

The National Equity Atlas provides equity profiles, data analysis and projections on demographic trends in many areas of the country and can help foundations more effectively address equity issues.

July 2017 | Rating the Ratings: Analyzing the First 17 ESSA Accountability Plans
Thomas B. Fordham Institute

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) can provide more authority over school accountability systems.  Read this accountability report that analyzes the first 17 ESSA plans.

July 2017 | Unrealized Impact
Promise54

This field-wide study incorporates data from over 200 education-focused organizations, including foundations, schools, nonprofits, and others.

June 2017 | 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being
Annie E. Casey Foundation

Targeted investments can help U.S. children become healthier, more likely to complete high school and better positioned to contribute to the nation’s economy as adults.

June 2017 | Benchmarking Program Officer Roles and Responsibilities
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

This benchmarking report uses survey data from 150 randomly selected program officers.

June 2017 | Evaluating our Seven-Year Investment in Expanded Learning
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

This comprehensive report outlines the impact of expanded school programs on quality learning experiences and technical assistance in California.  

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