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Bridgespan Group, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated longstanding systemic and structural inequities in early childhood, particularly for Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and low-income families and providers. Through the remainder of 2020, it is anticipated that the pandemic will continue to disproportionately impact these communities. In July and August, the authors…
Descriptors: Grants, Equal Education, Social Differences, Low Income Students
Farnham, Lija; Altmann, Aviva; Nothmann, Emma – Bridgespan Group, 2019
The most promising intervention for improving learning and reducing academic gaps in outcomes is present in every classroom: the "teacher". Teachers empowered to create relationship-centric, supportive classroom and school cultures, combined with rigorous academics, produce breakthrough results for their students. Three nonprofits'…
Descriptors: Teacher Influence, Classroom Environment, School Culture, Teacher Role
McKeag, Mark; Soskis, Mike; Ramos, Luis; Breen, Bill – Bridgespan Group, 2018
Researchers and journalists have documented the challenges confronting the nation's rural communities--dwindling populations, few employment opportunities, the opioid crisis, and a lack of public investment. However, there are many rural communities that are surmounting these obstacles and helping their young people build a brighter future. The…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Counties, Youth Programs, Social Mobility
Kaufmann, Katherine; Brookhiser, Laura; Seeman, Bradley – Bridgespan Group, 2018
In mid-2016, two years after 12 leading funders had launched an ambitious early childhood development collaborative, the group still had not settled on any investments. Noting the lack of progress, the group's principal convener, asked the group, "Should we stop meeting?" Posing this question helped prompt the collaborative to alter…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Teachers, Caregivers, Pediatrics
Iyengar, Nithin; Lewis-LaMonica, Kate; Perigo, Mike – Bridgespan Group, 2017
It is widely understood that school districts face significant barriers to designing and implementing sustained improvements in chronically underperforming schools. In particular, the size and complexity of urban districts pose daunting challenges to advance significant reform efforts, despite glaring need. A new wave of district-led…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Innovation, School Turnaround, Social Mobility
Iyengar, Nithin; Lewis-LaMonica, Kate; Perigo, Mike – Bridgespan Group, 2017
This article is part of a Bridgespan Group research project that focuses on a new wave of district-led "innovation zones" that holds promise to overcome the challenges of turning around failing schools and deliver significant improvements in student outcomes. This new wave provides a subset of district schools with control over staffing,…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, School Turnaround, Public Schools, School Districts
Iyengar, Nithin; Lewis-LaMonica, Kate; Perigo, Mike – Bridgespan Group, 2017
This article is part of a Bridgespan Group research project that focuses on a new wave of district-led "innovation zones" that holds promise to overcome the challenges of turning around failing schools and deliver significant improvements in student outcomes. This new wave provides a subset of district schools with control over staffing,…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, School Districts, School Turnaround, School District Autonomy
Iyengar, Nithin; Lewis-LaMonica, Kate; Perigo, Mike – Bridgespan Group, 2017
This article is part of a Bridgespan Group research project that focuses on a new wave of district-led "innovation zones" that holds promise to overcome the challenges of turning around failing schools and deliver significant improvements in student outcomes. This new wave provides a subset of district schools with control over staffing,…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, School Districts, School Turnaround, School District Autonomy
Iyengar, Nithin; Lewis-LaMonica, Kate; Perigo, Mike – Bridgespan Group, 2017
This article is part of a Bridgespan Group research project that focuses on a new wave of district-led "innovation zones" that holds promise to overcome the challenges of turning around failing schools and deliver significant improvements in student outcomes. This new wave provides a subset of district schools with control over staffing,…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Public Schools, School Districts, School Turnaround
Iyengar, Nithin; Lewis-LaMonica, Kate; Perigo, Mike – Bridgespan Group, 2017
This article is part of a Bridgespan Group research project that focuses on a new wave of district-led "innovation zones" that holds promise to overcome the challenges of turning around failing schools and deliver significant improvements in student outcomes. This new wave provides a subset of district schools with control over staffing,…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, School Districts, School Turnaround, School District Autonomy
Iyengar, Nithin; Lewis-LaMonica, Kate; Perigo, Mike – Bridgespan Group, 2017
This report summarizes the Bridgespan's Group latest research project, "School District Innovation Zones: A New Wave of District-Led Efforts to Improve Economic Mobility." The report focuses on a new wave of district-led "innovation zones" that holds promise to overcome the challenges of turning around failing schools and…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, School Turnaround, Philanthropic Foundations, Partnerships in Education
Flamang, Andrew – Bridgespan Group, 2017
During the U.S. post-WWII recovery, appropriations for school lunch became codified in the 1946 National School Lunch Act, fueling program growth in the baby boom era to 18.9 million participating children by 1967, or about 42 percent of 45 million enrolled students. Then, in 1968, two reports funded by the Field Foundation of New York highlighted…
Descriptors: Lunch Programs, Federal Programs, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Martin, Rose; Murphy, Devin; Bielak, Debby – Bridgespan Group, 2016
This document is part of a Bridgespan Group research project that focused on the question: "How could a philanthropist make the biggest improvement on social mobility with an investment of $1 billion?" In answering this question, the authors have sought to understand "what matters most" for improving social mobility outcomes.…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, School Readiness
Bielak, Debby; Murphy, Devin; Shelton, Jim – Bridgespan Group, 2016
This work is part of a larger set of conversations on how philanthropic capital can better deliver potent results. This paper is intended for philanthropists and foundation staff who are interested in understanding not only which issues and interventions might put many more low-income people on an upward trajectory, but also how private donors can…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Economic Opportunities, Investment, Low Income Groups
Bridgespan Group, 2016
This executive summary describes the research that was conducted based on the following question: "How could a philanthropic investment of $1 billion dramatically increase upward social mobility for low-income individuals and families?" The intent of the research was to create a series of roadmaps that illustrate how investments of $1…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Economic Opportunities, Private Financial Support, Investment
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