21 Nov 2013

Education Funders Research Initiative - Building Better Schools

Thursday, November 21, 2013 -
7:45am to 11:00am
Ford Foundation
The Education Funders Research Initiative (EdFunders) is a project of Philanthropy New York supported by 16 funding organizations that have pursued a diverse array of education reform strategies. These and other private foundations have invested...
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Race to the Top: What Grantmakers Can Learn from the First Round

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The nation's foundation community has provided critical financial and technical support to states applying for the first round of the U.S. Department of Education's "Race to the Top" education reform competition. Yet according to this issue brief from the Foundation Center, created from interviews conducted in March and April 2010 with foundation staff, education consultants, and government leaders who had guided the first-round application process in nine states, the success of future collaborations will depend on government including grantmakers in the development of new policies and...
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