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The Future of Smart: Episode 7
Podcast host Ulcca Joshi Hansen speaks with Jaime Casap, venture mentor at Coplex and former Google education evangelist, about the future of work in a digitized, technology-driven world.
Leadership Transition at Grantmakers for Education
New Trends in Philanthropy to Support Racial Equity and Learners of Color
Planning for Postsecondary Competency-Based Learning
This field guide provides colleges, higher education systems, and state education agencies with a start-to-finish process to guide their own competency-based education (CBE) planning efforts.
How Can Educators Prepare for Teaching Controversial Issues? Cross-National Lessons
A few key strategies related to the selection and framing of issues, pedagogical choices, and classroom atmosphere can pave the way for successfully teaching controversial issues in fraught times. Prepared with the support of the Spencer Foundation
Attainment for All: Postsecondary Pathways - Overcoming the Cumulative Effect of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination Across the Education Continuum
This brief explores the idea of embedding equity across the education continuum to boost postsecondary attainment, identifies barriers to achieving equity, and includes examples of states’ work to ensure equity across the education continuum.
Centering Ourselves is the first in a series of reports about the leadership impact of Black women in philanthropy. This report also examines the leadership impact of Black women during a national crisis and global pandemic - capturing in real-time, the strategy and insights that have proven necessary to move forward the field, communities, and society writ large.
Student Counts in K-12 Funding Models
This policy brief explores the advantages and challenges of student count policies and provides pertinent considerations for policymakers adapting their policies to recent trends.
Out from the Shadows: Informal Removal of Children with Disabilities from Public Schools
Schools across the country remove students with disabilities from the classroom using illegal practices known as “informal removals". These off the books dismissals are described in detail in this report.
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