Learning Policy Institute

For Research And Communications On Deeper Learning And Educational Equity

  • Amount
    $1,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/22/2016
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Learning Policy Institute conducts, commissions, and communicates independent research to shape policies that improve learning and collaborates with leaders in education, government, and business to advance evidence-based policies that support equitable access to deeper learning. The institute will lead an effort to document how deeper learning impacts and can leverage greater equity through a series of studies and commissioned papers, narratives about practice, convenings, and communication strategies. This work advances the Education Program’s strategic goal of pursuing deeper learning for all children, with a special emphasis on those who have been underserved in the past.
About the Grantee
Address
1530 Page Mill Road, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Learning Policy Institute conducts and communicates independent, nonpartisan, high-quality research to improve education policy and practice. Working with policymakers, researchers, educators, and community groups, the institute will advance evidence-based policies that support empowering and equitable deeper learning for each and every child. The national move toward broader adoption of deeper learning outcomes will benefit from connecting practitioners, policymakers, and stakeholders at the local, state, and federal levels with the ideas, research, resources, and actions needed to imbue and support it in the education system from preschool through college and career readiness.
for supporting deeper learning initiatives  
The Learning Policy Institute commissions, conducts, and communicates independent research to shape and advance evidence-based policies that support equitable access to deeper learning. With this grant, the institute will investigate how deeper learning can improve underserved students’ educational outcomes. It also will support and expand the California Performance Assessment Collaborative, a statewide collaboration of districts and schools that use performance assessments, capstone projects, and/or portfolios to measure students’ competency for graduation.

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