Not Just Charters: Walton's Surprising Gift for School Leadership In Traditional Public Schools

The Walton Family Foundation is mainly known for its support of charter schools. However, this funding giant has a soft spot for the public school districts of its home state, judging from a recent grant aimed at producing high-quality school leaders in some of Arkansas' poorest communities.
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What Kids Want in Their After-School Programs

After-school arts programs should have fun, hands-on activities taught by arts professionals and that engage the creative abilities of kids. So says a Wallace Foundation study that asked what low-income urban kids want in an after-school program. Wallace hopes after-school providers will pay heed to the findings and design programs accordingly.
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