One Pasadena: Tapping the Community’s Resources to Strengthen the Public Schools

In 2006 Richard D. Kahlenberg was contracted by Pasadena Educational Foundation to study Pasadena’s public schools and how Pasadena Unified could reach both excellence and equity.   His report, One Pasadena: Tapping the Community’s Resources to Strengthen the Public Schools describes … find out more

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Measuring the Success of Your Event

Many education foundations rely on events to bring in friends and funds. But without a standard of measuring, it is difficult to evaluate their success. Gather information on how many new prospects are in the audience – people who have … find out more

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Adding your foundation’s voice to the policy conversations in your district

Times they are a changing in public schools in California. There are many significant issues on the plates of school boards, superintendents, administrators and educators as we enter the 2016. Most of these involve huge tectonic shifts in the way … find out more

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CCEF Critical Conversations

“Communicating About How Education Foundations Impact Educational Equity” is the latest in CCEF’s series of Critical Conversations for California’s local education foundation leaders.  CCEF believes that foundation leaders can take a leadership role in addressing the equity issue in their communities.  … find out more

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Michael W. Kirst of Stanford University speaks about Common Core (video)

Michael W. Kirst is Professor Emeritus of Education and Business Administration at Stanford University. He has been on the Stanford faculty since 1969. In 2011, Kirst became the President of the California State Board Of Education for the second time. … find out more

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