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NEW DATA SHOW STATEWIDE SNAPSHOT OF KINDERGARTEN READINESS

2020 Grants Awarded

Standing with Black Children and Families-A Statement from the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative

Grantees Consider Equity at 2019 Convening

SEL at the Center of Foundation Event

Brian Dixon Selected for Premier Leadership Development Program in the Philanthropic Sector

Stone Grantees Explore Equity and Authentic Engagement at 2018 Grantee Convening

60 Years!

Stone Grantees Explore Equity at Annual Convening

Pursuing Educational Equity: Early Childhood Through 12th Grade

New & Noteworthy

NEW DATA SHOW STATEWIDE SNAPSHOT OF KINDERGARTEN READINESS

Data from the statewide Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS), released today by the Illinois State Board of Education, provides a snapshot of the skills of beginning kindergarteners in Illinois in the fall of 2019 and reflects the third consecutive year of increases in kindergarten readiness scores. Given KIDS is a relatively new tool, teachers are gaining expertise in observational data collection each year of implementation – making data and trends more conclusive every year.

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2020 Grants Awarded

The W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation awarded approximately $2.5 million in grants in May of 2020. Please visit our Grants Awarded section for detailed descriptions.

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