In Q3 2021, our foundation awarded 33 grants totaling over $13.5 million dollars. Of these, six grants were new, while 27 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.
Tutoring Can Be Highly Effective—But Continued Research Is Needed To Ensure It Overcomes Covid-Related Learning Loss
Kim Cassel and Melanie Dukes write about the approach Arnold Ventures and Overdeck Family Foundation take to funding innovation, validation, and evidence for high-dosage tutoring programs.
Setting students up for success is crucial every year, but particularly so following the trauma and disruption caused by the pandemic. Here’s what we predict will be critical in ensuring children can both recover and accelerate in the upcoming academic year.
COVID-19 posed incredible challenges to our education system, but within those challenges came opportunities for growth and improvement. This piece focuses on what worked during COVID, and the importance of keeping high expectations, high-quality instructional materials, and choice and flexibility in a post-pandemic world.
Re-Envisioning "Innovative Schools" for 2021: Why We’re Investing Deeper in Tech-Enabled Learning Solutions
Over the past year, the Innovative Schools portfolio has increased its confidence in the ability of tech-enabled interventions to meet and measurably impact ever-growing needs for students across the country. Read more about our redefined strategy, and why we're focusing on leveraging technology to create and support student-centered, evidence-based K-9 learning solutions.
A look back on what we've seen and learned as a Foundation over the past 12 months, with a particular emphasis on the work our grantees have done to ensure that children, families, and educators had as much support as possible given the barriers to learning in 2020.
A roundup highlighting our grantees’ and Foundation staff’s impactful work in October 2020.
In this op-ed, our Foundation's Vice President, Anu Malipatil, spotlights the incredible innovation our grantees have shown within the constraints of the coronavirus pandemic. Much of this innovation incorporates technology, something that was previously a nice-to-have and is now a necessity.
In this roundup, we highlight some of the impactful work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in August 2020.
Nobody could have predicted a year ago what the 2020-21 school year would bring. We’re grateful to the many grantees in the Innovative Schools portfolio who were well-positioned to incorporate tech-enabled innovation to meet the moment.