Resources from the Field

The views reflected in these publications are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Grantmakers for Education.

October 2020 | Education Resource Equity Toolkit
The Education Trust and Education Resource Strategies

Based on nationwide polling data, The Alliance for Resource Equity, a partnership between The Education Trust and Education Resource Strategies, has released tools and resources to help education leaders and advocates in your community build common understandings of the issues and how to talk abo

October 2020 | Election 2020: Education Equity on the Ballot
Southern Education Foundation

To help voters learn where candidates in key statewide political races in the South and the Presidential race stand on education equity, the Southern Education Foundation (SEF) has produced Election 2020: Education Equity on the Ballot.

October 2020 | Spotlight: Learning Forerunners Across America
The Grable Foundation and Remake Learning

The Learning Forerunners Across America Spotlight with Remake Learning, Remake Learning Days, and The Grable Foundation highlights system-level best practices that foster innovation at scale in 16 regions across the United States.

October 2020 | Supporting teachers in arts integration strategies to foster foundational literacy skills of emergent bilinguals
University of California, Irvine

Oral language skills are essential to the future literacy of students in kindergarten and first grade, especially emergent bilinguals (EBs). Yet, U.S.

October 2020 | THIS IS NOT A TEST, THIS IS AN EMERGENCY: Special Considerations for Assessing and Advancing Equity in School-Year 2020-21
The Aspen Institute Education and Society Program

Education assessment can play a crucial role in identifying these learning and related challenges, allowing policy leaders to direct resources to where the needs are the greatest.

September 2020 | #InclusiveImpact Resource Guide
New Profit

New Profit’s #InclusiveImpact Resource Guide is part of their #InclusiveImpact digital dialogue series from New Profit’s network of social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other changemakers committed to driving equity in America.

September 2020 | 4 for the Fall: A Blueprint for Supporting the High School Class of 2021
National College Attainment Network

A new “4 for the Fall” guide from NCAN outlines four key steps for district and school leaders, school counselors, teachers, and community partners to take to keep seniors on track for a postsecondary pathway.

September 2020 | Balancing Purpose, Payout, and Permanence: Strategy Guide
National Center for Family Philanthropy and Council on Foundations

How much should we spend? This is an essential question for foundations, and one of the most complex, particularly in moments of change or turmoil.

September 2020 | Building a Better K-3 Literacy System
Education Commission of the States

This Policy Brief provides an overview of state strategies to promote literacy in kindergarten through third grade. It also includes current state examples that incorporate research-based approaches and policy takeaways for consideration.

September 2020 | Promising Practices Emerge from Expert Peer Review of District Reopening Plans
Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE)

As school districts across the country braced themselves for the immensely complicated task of preparing reopening and recovery plans amid a global pandemic, practices have been identified as particularly strong and replicable.