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Youth-Serving Organizations Can Create, Sustain High-Quality Arts Programs To Develop Teens' Arts Skills, Wallace Study Finds

Youth-serving organizations can create and manage high-quality afterschool arts programs reflecting practices used by exemplary programs that specialize in the arts, according to a study by Research for Action and McClanahan Associates funded by The...
3-Oct-2017 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Report Sheds Light on How Effective Nonprofits Expand Their Reach Through Partnerships

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

Wallace Video Series Shows How Illinois Boldly Revamped Requirements for Preparation of Principals

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

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