Resources from the Field

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October 2018 | Math Pathways: Expanding Options for Success in College Math
Education Commission of the States

"This report [...] explains a new model of college math education that has come to be called math pathways. Three prominent examples of math pathways – with research evidence on their effectiveness – are included."

October 2018 | Mathematics Pathways to Completion: Setting the Conditions for Statewide Reform in Higher Education
Community College Research Center

This report describes the structure of the Mathematics Pathways to Completion project and the supports that the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas, Austin, is offering to participating states.

October 2018 | Scaling Reform: Tennessee's Statewide Teacher Transformation
Future Ed

This report looks at Tennessee's robust response to ESSA with one of the most comprehensive teacher reform efforts across the U.S.

October 2018 | Still Dissatisfied, More Optimistic, Fully Committed
NewSchools Venture Fund

Three years ago, New Schools released a report as a call to action for communities to redesign schools and our traditional models of education. This report serves as a follow up - with lessons and observations about how communities can best support better schools.

September 2018 | Community Schools Playbook
Partnership for the Future of Learning

This playbook provides an overview of community schools, their four principles and potential to advance equity, and how to advocate for community schools.

September 2018 | Examining Life Outcomes Among Graduates of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
Excelencia in Education; Gallup

This report looks at the role of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in the college experience, career success and life outcomes of Latino students who attend or attended a HSI. The findings support HSIs as positively impacting these students.

September 2018 | High School and the Future of Work: A Guide for State Policymakers
XQ Institute

This resource guides state policymakers, with implications and useful insight for grantmakers, in how to build momentum and create action to prepare high school learners for the future of work.  

September 2018 | Scaling Solutions Toward Shifting Systems: Approaches for Impact, Approaches for Learning
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

This report looks at how funders can create processes that enable systemic change to address complex social problems, working in partnership with grantees and other funders.

September 2018 | The Power of Feedback
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Follow along in this multi-media series from September 2018 - February 2019, produced with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

September 2018 | Transitions and Alignment From Preschool to Kindergarten
Education Commission of the States

ECS created this report to describe two key elements - effective transition and authentic alignment - that are crucial when considering programs that take early learners from pre-school to kindergarten.