EL Education

For Identifying, Cultivating, And Showcasing Exemplary Schools To Advance Deeper Learning

  • Amount
    $50,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/17/2014
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
Over the past three years, the Program provided project support to the Deeper Learning Network (DLN), a "network of networks" consisting of ten school reform models totaling some 500 public schools across the country. The DLN has helped make the case for the viability of deeper learning, offering examples of it in action and providing locations for site visits by policymakers. We will provide "tie off" grants to the DLN in order to refocus our funding on research that addresses policy reform needs, development of new assessments of the harder-to-measure deeper learning competencies, and capacity building for educators to understand and make use of student achievement evidence.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.eleducation.org 
Address
247 West 35th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
EL Education develops deeper learning school environments committed to meaningful, challenging work and fosters an expanded view of achievement that focuses on student character, high-quality work, and mastery of knowledge and skills. Through its national school network as well as district and school literacy partnerships, EL Education supports students and teachers and facilitates implementation of high-quality educational materials (including an OER English Language Arts curriculum). EL Education will continue to develop approaches to improve its instructional model, increase capacity to expand professional learning strategies, and scale its reach and impact on student achievement.

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