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ERIC Number: ED559962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May-9
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
New Education Advocacy Organizations in the U.S. States: National Snapshot and a Case Study of Advance Illinois. Executive Summary
Manna, Paul; Moffitt, Susan
Wallace Foundation
This executive summary describes a Wallace-commissioned report that identifies the emergence of a new kind of education advocacy organization in the United States. The report also assesses how these groups influence education policy, provides an overview of their work across the country, and offers a case study of one, Advance Illinois. The report argues that these groups, and their potential foundation supporters, should carefully consider numerous issues as they craft their strategies to influence discussions about schools and state education policy. A commentary from the executive director of Advance Illinois reflects on the findings.? This document summarizes the research questions and approach that framed the study, key findings on and overall observations about Advance Illinois two sets of implications that emerged from the study, and recommendations put forth for new education advocacy organizations. [For the full report, see ED559963.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wallace Foundation
Identifiers - Location: Illinois; United States