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ERIC Number: EJ1056982
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 7
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1553-541X
Increasing Time and Enriching Learning for Greater Equity in Schools: Perspective from Two Community Funders
Lopez, Janet; Rivera, Peter
Voices in Urban Education, n40 p52-59 2015
Foundations across the country engage in grantmaking to eliminate the opportunity and achievement gaps in K-12 public schools. Many of the strategies and investments that funders have supported in recent years focus not only on "more time" but also on "better use of time" in schools. This better use of time centers on outcomes for students but also has substantial benefits to educators and staff who work with students. This better use of time centers on outcomes for students but also has substantial benefits to educators and staff who work with students. Specifically, two funders, from the California Community Foundation in Los Angeles and the Rose Community Foundation in Denver, share their perspectives on how they support an equity agenda in K-12 public schools in their cities, with an eye to a more and better learning time agenda.
Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. Brown University, Box 1985, Providence, RI, 02912. Tel: 401-863-7990; Fax: 401-863-1290; e-mail: AISR_info@brown.edu; Web site: http://www.annenberginstitute.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California; Colorado