Resources from the Field

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April 2017 | Online courses for credit recovery in high schools: Effectiveness and promising practices
Nellie Mae Education Foundation

This study examines credit recovery programs at 24 Massachusetts high schools with challenging dropout rates.

April 2017 | Shifting Winds: Foundations Respond to a New Political Context
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

This report, based on survey responses from foundations, outlines how foundations are adapting their strategies in light of the new national context. 

April 2017 | State of the States Landscape Report: State-Level Policies Supporting Equitable K–12 Computer Science Education
Education Commission of the States

This report investigates the progress in developing state-level equitable K-12 computer science education.

April 2017 | The Socioemotional Benefits of the Arts: A New Mandate for Arts Education
William Penn Foundation

Read this summary report on art education programs and its impact on the development of students’ socioemotional skills.

March 2017 | A Date Certain: Lessons from Limited Life Foundations
Center for Effective Philantrhopy

This report features interviews from 11 leaders of limited life foundations in an effort to learn more about their decisions to spend down and the challenges they face in fulfilling their goals in a finite period of time.

March 2017 | Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

This report reveals that more than nine percent of the country's learners, English Language Learners, are not getting the resources they need to achieve academic success.

March 2017 | Seven Years of Summer: The Story of the Packard Foundation’s Catalytic Investment in Summer Learning in California
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

Quality summer experiences are the key to preventing a decline in learning; the foundation's seven-year investment got the ball rolling.

March 2017 | STEM Ready America
STEM Next and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

This report, based on extensive evidence on how STEM knowledge and skills are preparing students to be successful in school and beyond, features effective practices, programs and partnerships.

February 2017 | Making Math Count More for Young Latino Children
Child Trends Hispanic Institute

Learn more about the disparity between Latino and white children in regards to math skills.

February 2017 | Principal Professional Development: New Opportunities for a Renewed State Focus
American Institutes for Research

This publication brings to light the importance of principals in public schools.