Resources from the Field

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September 2017 | Creating a Safe Environment for Immigrant and Refugee Students, Families, and Communities: Actions for PreK-12 Schools and Higher Education
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

This resource provides examples for educational institutions and nonprofits to follow for creating safe learning environments and supported spaces

September 2017 | Hidden in Plain Sight: Understanding Part-Time College Students in America
Center for American Progress

In this report, the Center for American Progress details what is known about part-time students and their experiences, and explores what still needs to be learned to help

September 2017 | Learning Together
Remake Learning

Learning Together is a report documenting some of the results achieved during these past 10 years in a collective effort to spark new models for learning across the greater Pittsburgh region

September 2017 | Opening Doors: How Selective Colleges and Universities Are Expanding Access for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Although students born to low-income families rarely have the opportunity to attend the nation's top colleges, a growing number of elite schools are taking steps to open their doors wider to high-achieving, low-income students.

September 2017 | State Innovations for Near-Completers
Education Commission of the States

This brief provides an overview of policies that support postsecondary students that are near-completers - those who have college credit but not a credential.

September 2017 | Strategies to Scale Up Social Programs
The Wallace Foundation

Forty-five diverse nonprofits were able to scale up social programs through successful partnerships.

September 2017 | Teaching with Technology Is Transforming Classroom Practice and Student Engagement
The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning

This report shares results of a survey from teachers from 38 states about the impacts of integrating new technology and tools in the classroom.

September 2017 | The Step-by-Step Guide to Evaluation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

This resource is a guidebook to demystify evaluation and facilitate rigorous yet practical program evaluation. It has been developed over many years of feedback from W.K.

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.