Resources from the Field

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March 2017 | Seven Years of Summer: The Story of the Packard Foundation’s Catalytic Investment in Summer Learning in California
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

Quality summer experiences are the key to preventing a decline in learning; the foundation's seven-year investment got the ball rolling.

March 2017 | STEM Ready America
STEM Next and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

This report, based on extensive evidence on how STEM knowledge and skills are preparing students to be successful in school and beyond, features effective practices, programs and partnerships.

February 2017 | Making Math Count More for Young Latino Children
Child Trends Hispanic Institute

Learn more about the disparity between Latino and white children in regards to math skills.

February 2017 | Principal Professional Development: New Opportunities for a Renewed State Focus
American Institutes for Research

This publication brings to light the importance of principals in public schools.

February 2017 | STEM Starts Early: Grounding Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Early Childhood
the Joan Ganz Cooney Center

This report explores a better understanding of and possible challenges to STEM learning.

January 2017 | Foundations Need Capacity, Too: Initial Findings from the Foundation Core Capacity Assessment Tool
TCC Group

This report addresses what capacities are essential for foundations to have greater impact and further achieve their mission.

January 2017 | Motivation, Engagement, and Student Voice
Students at the Center Hub

This report suggests that student-centered learning improves motivation and engagement among learners.

January 2017 | Scaling Systemic Equity
Panasonic Foundation

This issue of Strategies features a school district that is beginning to take confident strides toward more equitable student outcomes.

December 2016 | Key findings from PISA 2015 for the United States

This report contains detailed findings for the United States from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015, and compares the US results to four other countries.

December 2016 | Reimagining Learning: A Big Bet on the Future of American Education
NewSchools Venture Fund

This report outlines how a significant investment in education over the next 10 years could produce better and broader student outcomes.