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Building a Field, Grant by Grant

In 2010, the Hewlett Foundation committed to an ambitious vision for improving public education in the U.S.: Ensuring underserved students develop the skills and knowledge to succeed in college, careers and civic life in the 21st century. Education First has...
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The Nuts and Bolts of Funder Collaboration

The year was 2013. Opposition to the Common Core—and to the new assessments aligned to these more rigorous standards—was running high. And states were suddenly questioning their prior commitment to using high quality assessments, like PARCC and Smarter Balanced, to...
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