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The Future of Smart: Episode 16

Podcast host Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen talks with Gislaine Ngounou, former interim president and CEO of Nellie Mae Education Foundation, about personal experiences that shape her perspectives on philanthropy and education.

Grantmakers for Education

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2023 Program Highlights at Grantmakers for Education

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November 2022

Meet the New Governors: Education Priorities of Governor-Elects

Governors play an important role in shaping education policy in states through their power to appoint members of their state boards of education, department of education heads and other key roles. Learn about the new governors and their education policy priorities.

Education Commission of the States
November 2022

Choose to Learn 2022: Connecting in- and out-of-school learning in a post-pandemic world

This report  looks at data collected from more than 3,000 K-12 parents and more than 150 K-12 suppliers across all 50 states in the United States. This report was produced in collaboration with member Walton Family Foundation.

Tyton Partners
November 2022

The College Completion Gap: An Action Guide for Philanthropy,

This guide examines four challenges in college student success, shares high-impact opportunities for individual donors, foundations, donor-advised funds, and philanthropy in general to increase college retention and graduation nationally, with organizational examples. This guide was released at the premier conference for education funders, Grantmakers for Education, in October 2022.

The Crimsonbridge Foundation
November 2022

Lessons in (In)Equity: An Evaluation of Cultural Responsiveness in Elementary ELA Curriculum

New research from New York University found that public school curriculum is falling short in providing “culturally responsive” education, a blind spot that researchers believe could be failing students across the country.

New York University
November 2022

Seeding Equitable Educator Development

What does it look like to advance racial equity and inclusion in high-quality educator pathways? This report provides a synopsis of the overall impact of a SEED fund initiative and highlights the remarkable work of each of the nine partners as well as insights related to the fund’s goals. 

Trust for Learning
October 2022

Promising Practices: A School District Guide to Advocating for Equity in American Rescue Plan Spending

This report looks at practices in four school districts across the nation that have shown promise to accelerate student learning, largely funded with federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan.

The Education Trust

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