Teachers College, Columbia University

For Support Of A Documentary Film About Education Inequality In The U.S.

  • Amount
    $400,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/22/2018
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
Teachers College, Columbia University is one of the premier research and teaching institutions in higher education focusing on the areas of education, psychology and health. As the Institution that is the employer of the current President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) President, Amy Stuart Wells, Teachers College will be the funding institute to house the development of a film project on the "inconvenient truth" of the gap between education policy and the research on how children learn. This film will support Hewlett's efforts to build public will, demand for a progressive vision of education that addresses inequality.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
hechingerreport.org 
Address
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 650
New York, NY 10115
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Hechinger Report  
Hosted by Teachers College, The Hechinger Report is a nonprofit news organization focused on covering innovation and inequity in U.S. education. The outlet publishes articles on early childhood to higher education, including a weekly column on research, regular podcasts and a robust array of opinion pieces. This grant will support Hechinger in creating a stable foundation to continue producing and telling stories, as part of a larger effort to help policymakers and the public understand what’s working in education and why.
for support of a documentary film about education inequality in the U.S.  
Teachers College, Columbia University is one of the premier research and teaching institutions in higher education focusing on the areas of education, psychology and health. As the Institution that is the employer of the current President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) President, Amy Stuart Wells, Teachers College will be the funding institute to house the development of a film project on the "inconvenient truth" of the gap between education policy and the research on how children learn. This film will support Hewlett's efforts to build public will, demand for a progressive vision of education that addresses inequality.

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