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Hilliard, Thomas J. – Education Funders Research Initiative, 2015
Collaboration is a recurring theme among philanthropic funders and their grantees. Most funders have engaged in collaboration at some level. A few collaborations achieve outstanding success and are lionized in case studies. Others break up without conclusion or fall short of their original mission and are tactfully forgotten. One standard…
Descriptors: Financial Support, Philanthropic Foundations, Cooperation, Educational Finance
Ready, Douglas; Hatch, Thomas; Warner, Miya; Chu, Elizabeth – Education Funders Research Initiative, 2013
The shift in education reform to a goal of college and career readiness for all students is a change that has been embraced widely across the country. The challenge of designing new policies and programs that could accomplish the goal that all students should graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college…
Descriptors: Educational Change, College Preparation, Career Readiness, High School Students
Hemphill, Clara; Nauer, Kim; White, Andrew; Jacobs, Thomas – Education Funders Research Initiative, 2013
The shift in education reform to a goal of college and career readiness for all students is a change that has been embraced widely across the country. The challenge of designing new policies and programs that could accomplish the goal that all students should graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Public Schools
Siskin, Leslie Santee – Education Funders Research Initiative, 2013
The shift in education reform to a goal of college and career readiness for all students is a change that has been embraced widely across the country. The challenge of designing new policies and programs that could accomplish the goal that all students should graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Change, Public Schools
Education Funders Research Initiative, 2013
Education Funders Research Initiative (EdFunders), a project of Philanthropy New York, is supported by a group of diverse funding organizations that have pursued an array of education reform strategies. EdFunders have come together to engage New Yorkers and focus leaders on new research into how to best prepare students for college and…
Descriptors: Philanthropic Foundations, Financial Support, Educational Change, College Preparation