Report examines the impact of the nonprofit, Bottom Line, on low-income, first-generation students in New York City.
Paper explains a methodology for measuring the extent of support that students need to thrive academically.
Public Impact and FutureEd teamed up to host a panel discussion on the report, Identifying Schools Achieving Great Results with Highest-Need Students.
By Bryan Hassel and Greg Lippman; published in The 74. A version of this essay originally appeared on the FutureEd blog. We have heard a great deal over the course of the pandemic about learning loss. But while the negative impact of COVID-19 on students of all kinds is becoming increasingly clear, some students have struggled […]
By Bryan Hassel and Sharon Kebschull Barrett; first published in Education Week. To exhausted or worried parents deciding whether to send their children into school buildings this fall, “pandemic pods” may look like an appealing way out. Keeping their boys and girls at home learning alone may be better for physical health but not for […]
Report profiles three leaders about how they trained teachers in empathy to fight biases, developed a leader training program, and founded an alliance to develop future leaders of color.
Report profiles three leaders who reset expectations for parental involvement, and adjusted systems and structures to make it easier to engage families.
Report profiles two leaders of color who use language to bring together students from diverse backgrounds and communities, and provide students with opportunities to follow their dreams.
Walton Family Foundation, July, 9, 2019, by Johannah Chase Report details how charter schools and parents can work together to improve outcomes for students with disabilities Parents are the experts on their children. They know the hidden strengths they possess, talents that schools might not easily unearth. They understand the unique challenges their children experience in a […]
The 74, June 28, 2019, by Beth Hawkins When it comes to living up to their obligation to serve students with disabilities, public charter schools face a host of challenges. In addition to the perennial headache of underfunding, there are bureaucratic constraints, a woeful lack of teacher preparation in special education and difficulty finding and […]
This call to action explains why partnerships to better support students with disabilities are needed, the forms they might take, and how to get started.
New Jersey’s youth face enormous, long-standing challenges, many stemming from historic discrimination and endemic poverty. Nearly 4,000 youth between the ages of 16 and 20 are not in school, and about 3,000 more between 15 and 21 are at risk of leaving school without a high school diploma. Half of the city’s 16- to 19-year-olds, […]