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Member Insights: Infusing Playful Learning into Everyday Places

Most kids spend just 20% of their waking hours in the classroom. How can communities harness some of the remaining 80% for meaningful and joyful opportunities to learn?

Grantmakers for Education

Grantmakers for Education Membership Update and FAQ

Grantmakers for Education

A Farewell from EdFunders' Chief Program Officer

Grantmakers for Education





April 2024

Evaluating and Improving Teacher Preparation Programs

This consensus study report addresses the crucial role of teacher preparation programs (TPPs) to recruit, prepare, and retain a qualified and diverse teacher workforce, generating a supply of teachers that is responsive to demand to ensure that all students are taught by well-prepared, culturally responsive teachers.

National Academy of Education (NAEd)
April 2024

Lessons from a Statewide Transfer Grant Program

The Texas Transfer Grant Pilot Program aimed to help community college students from low-income backgrounds transfer to four-year universities. This brief shows a significant impact on fall enrollment that grew over time for those students who were also offered a grant for the spring semester.

April 2024

Philanthropy's New Voice: Building Trust With Deeper Stories and Clear Language

This report offers science-backed strategies for foundations to build understanding and trust, starting with the words they use and the stories they tell.

Council on Foundations
April 2024

The 9:30 Call: From Crisis to Enduring Community and Action

For funders and more working in early childhood or on issues needing greater stakeholder alignment, this case study offers lessons about the collective power of community to create momentum towards change. Funded by the W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation.

W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation
April 2024

Governors’ Top Education Priorities in 2024 State of the State Addresses

Forty-two governors have signaled their policy priorities through their State of the State addresses so far this year. We identified education-related trends in in our report in collaboration with the National Governors Association.

Education Commission of the States
March 2024

Navigating the Past to Shape the Future of English Learner Education

This report explores the history of English learner education in California for lessons on creating equitable and inclusive public schools.

Sobrato Philanthropies

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