Internationals Network

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

  • Amount
    $50,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/17/2014
  • Term
    9 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
Address
50 Broadway, Suite 1601, New York, NY, 10004, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Internationals Network provides quality education for immigrants and refugees by growing and sustaining a network of innovative schools and by supporting school districts and educators serving multilingual learners. Internationals Network designs, develops, and supports schools and programs for recently arrived immigrants and refugees. Through coaching, conferences, institutes, and professional development offerings, Internationals Network seeks to stimulate the very core principles they advocate for in classrooms and schools. This is a general operating support grant. (Substrategy: District Deep Dives and Networks)
for identifying, cultivating, and showcasing exemplary schools to advance deeper learning  
This is one of ten grants to members of the Deeper Learning Network to showcase exemplary schools, nurture the deeper learning movement, prepare for school site visits by decision makers, and integrate Common Core standards into their curricula.
for a cost-effective replication of an instructional strategy for English Language Learners  
This grant will provide matching funds to support the Internationals Network for Public School's i3 development grant for Project RISE: Realizing Internationals Supports for English Language Learners. The proposed project will enable them to implement their instructional and structural strategies in two schools with large ELL populations to ensure they benefit from the Common Core State Standards implementation.

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