As funders, social innovators, policymakers and researchers pay greater attention to expanding the reach of effective programs, a new report analyzes how 45 nonprofits did just that by creating partnerships to serve more people while still...
19-Sep-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
'Principal Pipelines' to Develop School Leaders May Be Affordable Way to Improve Schools, RAND Corporation Finds
Improving school leadership by better selecting, training and evaluating principals can be an affordable option for school districts that aim to reduce turnover and improve schools, according to a new report by the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND...
20-Jun-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Consumer-Oriented Guide Allows Educators to 'Look Inside' Top Research-Based Programs on Social and Emotional Learning
As interest in social and emotional learning (SEL) continues to grow, a new guide to 25 evidence-based programs offers detailed information about curricular content and programmatic features that practitioners can use to make informed choices about...
2-May-2017 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites
After Four Years, Six Urban School Districts Have Made Significant Progress in Building Pipelines to Develop Effective School Principals
Six large urban school districts made significant progress in building stronger principal pipelines, according to a new independent study of The Wallace Foundation's Principal Pipeline Initiative.
26-Oct-2016 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The Wallace Foundation today released a four-part video series exploring Illinois' bold actions to revamp the way school principals are prepared. The state required all of its approved programs to reapply for accreditation under higher standards,...
18-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Wallace Announces Seven Universities to Participate in $47-Million Initiative to Improve How Aspiring Principals Are Trained, and Share What Is Learned with the Broader Field
The Wallace Foundation has selected seven universities and their state and district partners to participate in a new $47-million initiative to develop models over the next four years for improving university principal preparation programs and to...
13-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Meaningful Benefits in Math and Reading for Low-Income Students with High Attendance in Voluntary Summer Programs (Infographic)
Study suggests: Kids who attend more thrive more
26-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Voluntary Summer Learning Programs for Elementary School Students Benefit Those with High Levels of Attendance, Study Shows
Elementary school students with high levels of attendance in voluntary summer learning programs - defined as at least 20 days of a five- to six-week program - experienced benefits in math and reading, according to new RAND Corporation findings from...
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