Children Now

For A Project To Increase Media Attention And Public Dialogue Around K-12 Student Achievement And The K-12 Finance System In California

  • Amount
    $215,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    6/19/2006
  • Term
    23 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Strategies
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.childrennow.org 
Address
1212 Broadway, Fifth Floor
Oakland, CA 94612-1805
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Children Now is a statewide hub for connecting organizations and advocates that focus on children’s issues in California. Working with a diverse range of stakeholders, Children Now supports and improves K-12 education in the state. Children Now helps California’s children —particularly those of color and those who live in poverty — reach their full potential by advocating for changes in public policies and funding.
for strengthening state policy and local implementation of California’s school accountability system  
Children Now is a statewide hub for connecting organizations and advocates that work on children’s issues in California. With this grant, Children Now will work with state and local policymakers and a diverse range of stakeholders to support and strengthen California’s new accountability system. Children Now also will help policymakers articulate a vision for high-quality technical assistance that struggling schools and districts can use to ensure they have the resources they need to meet the state’s new standards.

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