Resources from the Field

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November 2018 | 2018 National Farm to Early Care and Education Survey
National Farm to School Network

These materials summarize survey results from early care and education (ECE) providers across the country on the benefits and challenges of using farm to ECE to foster high quality learning environments that promote health and well-being among children. 

November 2018 | Advancing Racial Equity Through Capacity Building: The Kresge Foundation’s Talent and Leadership Development Efforts

This case study is one of five in a GrantCraft series on foundations working with consultants to build grantee-capacity. This case study looks at the Kresge Foundation's FUEL (Fostering Urban Equitable Leadership) program for their grantees.

November 2018 | Culturally Responsive Education (CRE): CRE Stories
Media Sutra

This 9 part docu-series and related resources highlights stories from students, parents, educators, and other school and thought leaders about culturally responsive education and its lack in current education systems.

November 2018 | Motivation and Engagement in Student Assignments: The Role of Choice and Relevancy
The Education Trust

This brief dives into the role that choice and relevancy play in fostering motivation and engagement among students when faced with difficult assignments in school.

November 2018 | Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges: How Public Colleges Reinforce White Racial Privilege and Marginalize Black and Latino Students
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

This report thoroughly details how our public higher education system is increasing gaps in access and attainment for Black and Latino students, via admissions practices and unequal, growing funding disparities.

November 2018 | Understanding & Sharing What Works: The State of Foundation Practice
Center for Effective Philanthropy

CEP surveyed and interviewed staff at private and community foundations to learn how foundations know if they are meeting their goals and how they decide to communicate goals and outcomes to the public.

October 2018 | Supporting Social, Emotional, & Academic Development:Research Implications for Educators
UChicago Consortium on School Research

This report is an in-depth look at the research-backed skills and practices that are crucial for teachers and school leadership to employ for successful outcomes among students.

October 2018 | Case Study: Chesapeake Bay Watershed: Implementing Regional Environmental Literacy Policy
Blue Sky Funders Forum

Blue Sky outlines the work to advance students' environmental literacy by The Chesapeake Bay Program Education Workgroup - "state departments of education and natural resource agencies, federal agencies, and nonprofits from around the region."

October 2018 | Education Data Legislation Review: 2018 State Activity
Data Quality Campaign

"This summary and analysis highlights key trends and innovative bills that policymakers, advocates, and the public need to know about" from the 2018 legislative session, regarding how states are trying to use data to better serve all learners.

October 2018 | Getting to Yes: How to Generate Consensus for Targeted Universalism

This report seeks to clarify the elements of "targeted universalism" - a management strategy that guides those involved toward a common goal while addressing opportunity disparities among individuals involved.