Resources from the Field

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June 2015 | Lessons Learned from the Native Nations Initiative
Bush Foundation

This Bush Foundation learning paper found evidence of impact through its Native Nations Initiative.

June 2015 | Let's Stop Summer Hunger: USDA Summer Meals Toolkit
U.S. Department of Education

To help prevent summer hunger, the USDA partners with schools, local governments, and community organizations to provide free meals to children during the summer.

June 2015 | Lumina Foundation Releases Guidebook Outlining Campus Strategies for Supporting Low-Income Students
Lumina Foundation

This report calls on colleges and universities to rethink student financial support, increase student success by identifying six key strategies for improving services for low-income students.

June 2015 | Opportunities Abound for Developing Environmental Literacy Through the Next Generation Science Standards
Ten Strands

The adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards triggered a series of events that can lead California into the forefront of science education for the 21st Century.

June 2015 | Remake Learning Playbook
Remake Learning Network

A field guide full of ideas and resources for supporting learning innovation networks, filled with practical and actionable information to help other communities build on the Pittsburgh model for learning innovation.

June 2015 | Teachers Know Best: Making Data work for Teachers and Students
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

This study asked teachers how they use digital tools and learned that more than two thirds of teachers are not fully satisfied with the effectiveness of the data and the tools they have access to on a regular basis.

June 2015 | The Critical Voice of Parents in Education
US Department of Education

Secretary Arne Duncan describes a set of three foundational family rights that should belong to every family in America.

June 2015 | Use of Research Evidence: Social Services Portfolio
William T. Grant Foundation

This report from the William T. Grant Foundation outlines how research evidence is used in social services and provides examples of how it may add value to youth-servicing systems.

May 2015 | Advancing Data-Informed Policies to Improve Education Outcomes for Children in Care: Expert Roundtable
Annie E. Casey Foundation

A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shares insights from a roundtable of researchers, policy specialists, and philanthropists.

May 2015 | Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success
Annie E. Casey Foundation

This publication from the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the importance of a family bond.