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We are proud to announce the release of a landmark report from The Center for Teaching and Learning at West Ed, The Invisible Achievement Gap. This report illustrates the impact of foster care on student’s educational success and breaks new ground on this important issue. The report links official state-level student education and child welfare data, creating California’s first-ever education snapshot of all K-12 students in foster care. Click here to read the full report.
Turning Dreams into Degrees: Past, Present and Future of California College Pathways tells the story of how campus-based support programs for foster youth turned from an idea into reality, now with 80 comprehensive support programs across California. Learn how these programs evolved, the core of their work with foster youth, and the next phase of this critical effort.
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December 5, 2013
Stuart Foundation welcomes Avi Khullar, Senior Program Manager for the Education Equals Partnership.
October 14, 2013 August 12, 2013 Edsource
We are proud to announce the release of a landmark report from The Center for Teaching and Learning at West Ed, The Invisible Achievement Gap. Read More.
article by John Fensterwald, “Eight California districts receive historic NCLB waiver” and Sacramento Bee
article by Melody Gutierrez describe Secretary Duncan’s decision to allow eight California school districts to receive the first district waiver from penalties under the No Child Left Behind law. Read more
May 6, 2013 Edsource
article by John Fensterwald, “California looks to Ontario schools’ reformer for guidance” describes the work that Michael Fullan
, a Professor Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto is doing in California. Read More
. April 30, 2013
Stuart Foundation releases At Greater Risk, California Foster Youth and the Path from High School to College
. A groundbreaking look at the educational outcomes of the California foster youth. Read More
January 23, 2013 More news...
EdSource Op Ed piece by Stuart Foundation partner, Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE), recognizes how far state and national legislation has come in addressing the need to share educational data for Foster Youth, but a robust statewide system to facilitate data sharing is still lacking. SCOE, with funding from the Stuart Foundation, is working to address this with their Foster Focus database.
Featured Work: FosterMore.org Launched!
FosterMore is a public education campaign supported by the Stuart Foundation. The campaign centers on a public service announcement (PSA) aired during May 2013 - National Foster Care Month.
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Featured Work: Big Picture Learning Company
More and more schools recognize that engaging students to learn and develop their critical thinking, communications skills and creativity is crucial for academic success. However, many of these schools lack guidance on how to evaluate and teach these vital abilities.
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