This report explores the extent to which community colleges dedicated to student success make a significant difference in the lives of their graduates after college.
The Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), formerly the Elementary and Secondary School Survey, has collected data on key education and civil rights issues in our nation’s public schools since 1968. The 2011-2012 CRDC collection includes data from every public school in the nation. Access information at the school and district level.
This webinar includes an overview of standards and tools available for assessing summer learning programs. Earl Martin Phalen, founder and CEO of Summer Advantage USA, shares best practices and insights from an exemplary program. John Elliott of Kroger and Roderick Wheeler of Central Indiana Community Foundation provide funders' perspectives on investing in summer learning.
The third issue brief in IPA's series on education focuses on the Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted by Indiana and 44 other states.
The second issue brief in IPA's series on education delves into college readiness and how to ease the transition from high school to college.
The first issue brief in IPA's series on education takes a look at a promising approach to education that is taking root in Indiana.
This report from NCRP discusses how philanthropy can more effectively use limited resources to help reform and improve school systems, with specific focus on inequality in access and opportunities among underserved students.
This report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls for a renewed emphasis on reading success by outlining the challenges, issuing recommendations and providing state-level data to help stakeholders rally around this critical call to action.
Lumina Foundation's yearly progress report on college attainment contains data to help you understand and address the college attainment challenges in your state, county or metropolitan area.
Grantmakers for Education provides numerous resources related to effective education grantmaking, including an annual publication on trends in education philanthropy, a series of case studies, and a toolkit designed to help donors and small foundations spur change in public education.