Three Things You Should Know About the Stuart Foundation’s Grantmaking

If you’re working with children in the states of California or Washington, the Stuart Foundation should definitely be on your radar. But read on, because the foundation has recently undergone a few crucial staffing and program changes that you may not have heard about yet.
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Why the Joyce Foundation Chose a Wall Street Journal Reporter to Lead Its Education Program

A national writer for the Wall Street Journal steps into the role of Senior Program Officer for the Joyce Foundation's Education Program this month. Meet Stephanie Banchero, who's written extensively about many of the issues that Joyce addresses with its grantmaking, primarily K-12 education.
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Meet the Carnegie Corporation's New Point Person on Teachers

Urban school districts across the country have struggled to recruit great teachers into high-needs schools and ensure their success. The Carnegie Corporation of New York has long worked on this challenge, and now the foundation has new firepower in this area, recruiting a serious heavy-hitter as their new Program Director for Teaching and Human Capital Management.
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Where the Silicon Valley Community Foundation is Putting its Teacher Development Money

SVCF's education grantmaking puts a big emphasis on teacher development and training strategies in the field of mathematics. It recently made a $768,407 commitment to helping Bay Area middle school teachers develop their mathematics instruction skills.
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Can the Carnegie Corporation of New York Help Reinvent High Schools?

Carnegie isn't interested in helping high schools merely survive the Common Core. It wants to seize on this coming tsunami to make big changes on how high schools work and help these schools truly thrive. That's an ambitious agenda, but then Carnegie has some deep pockets.
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