Resources from the Field

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February 2017 | STEM Starts Early: Grounding Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Early Childhood
the Joan Ganz Cooney Center

This report explores a better understanding of and possible challenges to STEM learning.

January 2017 | Foundations Need Capacity, Too: Initial Findings from the Foundation Core Capacity Assessment Tool
TCC Group

This report addresses what capacities are essential for foundations to have greater impact and further achieve their mission.

January 2017 | Motivation, Engagement, and Student Voice
Students at the Center Hub

This report suggests that student-centered learning improves motivation and engagement among learners.

January 2017 | Scaling Systemic Equity
Panasonic Foundation

This issue of Strategies features a school district that is beginning to take confident strides toward more equitable student outcomes.

December 2016 | Key findings from PISA 2015 for the United States

This report contains detailed findings for the United States from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015, and compares the US results to four other countries.

December 2016 | Reimagining Learning: A Big Bet on the Future of American Education
NewSchools Venture Fund

This report outlines how a significant investment in education over the next 10 years could produce better and broader student outcomes.

December 2016 | The Future of Foundation Philanthropy: The CEO Perspective
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Foundation leaders give insight into their perspectives on addressing current social and political challenges, making a positive impact on communities and learning from their experiences.

December 2016 | The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program
University of Chicago and University of Southern California Schaeffer Center

This study shows a much higher return on investments in early childhood programs that previously thought.

November 2016 | Pathways to Progress: Forging Strategies to Broaden Impact
Equal Measure

This issue brief describes how five grantees are enhancing their reach. Highlights include scaling, local program adaptation, partnerships, data-informed programming, and interviews.

November 2016 | Post-Election Immigration and Refugee Resources
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Features links to immediate response needs, impact analysis, talking points, know your rights information, and other guides for foundations, grantees and service providers.