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Teachers Like Us: Strategies for Increasing Educator Diversity
A diverse teaching force, research makes clear, benefits all students—improving attitudes about race and young people’s sense of self-efficacy. Yet while students of color comprise more than 50 percent of public school enrollment nationally, nearly 80 percent of teachers are White. In many states, most students attend schools and districts that do not employ a single teacher of color. Why...
Out-of-School Time Bimonthly Funder Meetup: April 2023
Join the EdFunders Out-of-School Time Impact Group for an ongoing conversation with Grantmakers for Education members who fund or are interested in funding the out-of-school time sector. April 4: evaluating impact in the OST/youth development space.
Early Childhood Facilities Design and Financing
Funders are invited to join the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative for a discussion with Jonathan Hui, The Kresge Foundation, and Kirby Burkholder, IFF a lead partner in utilizing best practices in facility design to create safe and inspiring early childhood facilities in Detroit. We will discuss key considerations for aligning early childhood programs and facilities quality, and what's different and...
Early Childhood in the Era of Climate Change
Join ECFC, Health and Environment Funders Network, and Children, Youth and Family Funders Roundtable to learn more about the crossroads of climate change and early childhood development, ways early childhood-focused philanthropies can engage with the climate to further their missions, and how a climate frame can open up early childhood to a powerful new set of investments.
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