UC Berkeley

For A Roundtable Meeting Of The Equity Project

  • Amount
    $11,034
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/26/2013
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
For Each and Every Child (EEC) is a nascent initiative housed by the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley; it seeks to implement the findings of the congressionally-chartered, national Commission on Equity and Excellence’s report--For Each and Every Child: A Strategy for Education Equity and Excellence--by: developing outreach and fostering engagement to expand consensus, establishing hubs for informing and supporting a movement, and consulting on policy engineering and technical assistance. EEC will convene a couple of day-long, invitation-only roundtables to identify in detail the implications of Deeper Learning initiatives from an equity perspective. The goals will be to establish a consensus view on whether and how Deeper Learning and equity concerns are interrelated or aligned and how Deeper Learning can be implemented in a way that supports the goals of the equity movement.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.berkeley.edu 
Address
Sponsored Projects Office 1608 Fourth Street, Suite 220, Berkeley, CA, 94710-5940, United States
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