Resources from the Field

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June 2017 | Evaluating our Seven-Year Investment in Expanded Learning
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

This comprehensive report outlines the impact of expanded school programs on quality learning experiences and technical assistance in California.  

June 2017 | Hear My Voice: Strengthening the College Pipeline for Young Men of Color in California
The Education Trust--West

This report finds that California's young men of color are still facing challenging disparities and discrimination when striving for higher education.

June 2017 | How Achievement First Is Creating an Interoperable Ecosystem
Getting Smart

This case study explores how technological innovations have helped students achieve outstanding academic success.

June 2017 | In Pursuit of Equality: A Framework for Equity Strategies in Competency-Based Education

This paper seeks to explore, clarify, and develop an initial framework on how to approach and improve equity within a personalized, competency-based system.

June 2017 | Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Cross-Sector Postsecondary Attainment Agenda: Lessons from Lumina Foundation's Community Partnership for Attainment Initiative
Equal Measure

This report profiles Lumina Foundation's postsecondary Community Partnership for Attainment communities, showing how they have applied DEI principles to influence their par

June 2017 | Leader Tracking Systems: Turning Data Into Information for School Leadership
The Wallace Foundation

This publication reports on insights gained from six large school districts working to build a stronger corps of effective principals. 

June 2017 | Supporting High-Quality State Assessments
Education First

This website provides state assessment resources for parents and policymakers. 

May 2017 | A Stronger Nation
Lumina Foundation

Investigate Lumina’s focus on the Goal 2025 progression – one that prepares Americans for informed citizenship and success in a global economy.  

May 2017 | Big Data in Education: Balancing the Benefits of Educational Research and Student Privacy
National Academy of Education

The report addresses the tension between reaping the educational benefits that access to comprehensive data provides and ensuring student privacy.

May 2017 | Educators Speak Up: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Delaware
Rodel Teacher Council

This brief contains survey results from over 200 Delaware educators representing a broad range of grade level instruction, experience and geography.