Spring 2014 Grants Awarded: Education


Academy for Urban School Leadership$75,000Chicago, ILdescription
The Academy for Urban School Leadership will develop teachers through its Chicago Teacher Residency program.
BPE$140,000Boston, MAdescription
BPE will increase prepare teachers through the Boston Teacher Residency (BTR), and sharing the lessons it learns to catalyze reform across the city and beyond.
Center for Collaborative Education$70,000Boston, MAdescription
The Center for Collaborative Education in partnership with the Boston Public Schools will create and implement a district-wide accountability system for all schools, modeled after the successful Pilot School Quality Review process.
Chicago Public Education Fund$35,000Chicago, ILdescription
Chicago Public Education Fund through the general operating funds to Fund 4, a five-year fund, will grow the number of highly-effective principals in schools and champion the policies and programs required for their success.
New Leaders$70,000New York, NYdescription
New Leaders will identify, develop and support transformative principals for high-need schools in the New York City and Bay Area regions.
Partners in School Innovation$75,000San Francisco, CAdescription
Partners in School Innovation will continue to transform schools and implement district reform in San Francisco USD. It will continue implementing the more intensive school transformation process with additional and/or new schools in the Zone, Elementary, Middle and High schools.
Teach Plus$70,000Boston, MAdescription
Teach Plus through this general operating grant will support its teacher leadership programs.
University of Chicago: Urban Education Institute$75,000Chicago, ILdescription
University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute will advance evidence-based practice to accelerate student achievement, including alignment with Common Core standards; use of technology to support learning; and involvement of parents.
University of Illinois at Chicago: Center for Urban Education Leadership$85,000Chicago, ILdescription
UIC Center for School Leadership will build capacity to collect and use data systematically in its program and in each school where UIC principals and APs serve to improve student learning outcomes in high-need schools.