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ERIC Number: ED500490
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Quality Choices: District Schools. Closing the Achievement Gap series
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Annie E. Casey Foundation
The "Closing the Achievement Gap" series explores the Casey Foundation's education investments and presents stories, results, and lessons learned. This publication presents an in-depth look at the Foundation's multi-year investment in a school district feeder pattern in Atlanta, and stories about Casey contributions to district improvement in Oakland and Philadelphia. Foundations contributions include: (1) Bringing partners to the table, enabling schools to provide multiple coordinated programs; (2) Funding a student success strategy consultant; (3) Civic Site team to enable school leadership to envision itself as part of an entire pattern to graduate young people prepared to succeed as adults; and (4) Funding work on curriculum assignment and school transition. [For the entire "Closing the Achievement Gap" series, see ED500487 through ED500493.]
Annie E. Casey Foundation. 701 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Tel: 410-547-6600; Fax: 410-547-6624; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.
Identifiers - Location: California; Georgia; Pennsylvania