Resources from the Field

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October 2018 | Case Study: Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Implementing Regional Environmental Literacy Policy
Blue Sky Funders Forum

Blue Sky outlines the work to advance students' environmental literacy by The Chesapeake Bay Program Education Workgroup - "state departments of education and natural resource agencies, federal agencies, and nonprofits from around the region."

October 2018 | Education Data Legislation Review: 2018 State Activity
Data Quality Campaign

"This summary and analysis highlights key trends and innovative bills that policymakers, advocates, and the public need to know about" from the 2018 legislative session, regarding how states are trying to use data to better serve all learners.

October 2018 | Getting to Yes: How to Generate Consensus for Targeted Universalism

This report seeks to clarify the elements of "targeted universalism" - a management strategy that guides those involved toward a common goal while addressing opportunity disparities among individuals involved.

October 2018 | Launching a Redesign of University Principal Preparation Programs: Partners Collaborate for Change
The Wallace Foundation

This report looks at an effort's first year to improve principal training at universities.

October 2018 | Math Pathways: Expanding Options for Success in College Math
Education Commission of the States

"This report [...] explains a new model of college math education that has come to be called math pathways. Three prominent examples of math pathways – with research evidence on their effectiveness – are included."

October 2018 | Scaling Reform: Tennessee's Statewide Teacher Transformation
Future Ed

This report looks at Tennessee's robust response to ESSA with one of the most comprehensive teacher reform efforts across the U.S.

October 2018 | Still Dissatisfied, More Optimistic, Fully Committed
NewSchools Venture Fund

Three years ago, New Schools released a report as a call to action for communities to redesign schools and our traditional models of education. This report serves as a follow up - with lessons and observations about how communities can best support better schools.

September 2018 | Community Schools Playbook
Partnership for the Future of Learning

This playbook provides an overview of community schools, their four principles and potential to advance equity, and how to advocate for community schools.

September 2018 | Examining Life Outcomes Among Graduates of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Excelencia in Education; Gallup

This report looks at the role of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in the college experience, career success and life outcomes of Latino students who attend or attended a HSI. The findings support HSIs as positively impacting these students.

September 2018 | High School and the Future of Work: A Guide for State Policymakers
XQ Institute

This resource guides state policymakers, with implications and useful insight for grantmakers, in how to build momentum and create action to prepare high school learners for the future of work.