Resources from the Field

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March 2015 | Degrees of Freedom: Expanding College Opportunities for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Californians
Stanford Law School, UC Berkeley School of Law

This report examines higher education and criminal justice systems in California, including the landscape of existing college programs dedicated to criminal justice-involved populations.

March 2015 | Developing School Leaders: What the U.S. Can Learn From England's Model
Thomas B. Fordham Institute

In partnership with the Education Foundation, the Thomas B.

March 2015 | Engaging Teens
Stanford Social Innovation Review

A financial education curriculum created in partnership by the Charles Schwab Foundation, teaches students about topics ranging from budgeting and borrowing to saving for post-secondary education.

March 2015 | Linked Learning: Connecting the Classrooms to Careers
The California Endowment & The Atlantic Philanthropies

A new linked learning initiative aims to make system-wide change in California and diversify and expand its workforce in the process. Learn more »

March 2015 | Postsecondary Success Advocacy Priorities
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently announced a new set of priorities for its support of expanding college access and success.

March 2015 | Transformation
Nellie Mae Foundation

A video from the Nellie Mae Foundation illustrates four key principles for student-centered learning to work.

March 2015 | Transitional Kindergarten in California
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, this third research brief in a series investigates Traditional Kindergarten implementation.

February 2015 | Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected
Atlantic Philanthropies

This report by Atlantic Philanthropies shines a spotlight on the unique challenges girls of color face in our nation's schools.

February 2015 | Black Lives Matter
Schott Foundation for Public Education

For over a decade, the Schott Foundation has collected national data on the four-year graduation rates for Black males compared to other sub-groups.

February 2015 | Civil Rights Suspended: An Analysis of New York City Charter School Discipline Policies
Atlantic Philanthropies

Funded by Atlantic Philanthropies, a recent report examines 164 discipline policies from charter schools operating in NYC during 2013-2014.