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2016 Application Guidelines for the William T. Grant Scholars Program Available Now

Updated for 2016, our new application guide describes the Foundation’s current research focus areas and outlines eligibility and selection criteria for the William T. Grant Scholars Program.

Evidence at the Crossroads

Cost-effectiveness comparisons can help decision makers take economic constraints into account when choosing educational reforms, ultimately improving evidence-based policy decisions and strengthening education systems.

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Evidence at the Crossroads

A culture of evidence that shapes the accreditation of educator preparation programs can have an enormous influence over the education landscape. But will it work?

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Grant Announcements

Five new research grants will build stronger theory and empirical evidence in our focus areas of reducing inequality and the use of research evidence.

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Grant Announcements

Two new grants have been awarded to organizations working to enhance the use and usefulness of research and call attention to issues that affect young people in the United States.

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Youth Services Improvement Grants

Nine New York City community-based organizations have been awarded $25,000 grants to improve the quality of their youth programs.

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Youth Services Improvement Grants

Updated for 2016, the application guidelines for the Youth Services Improvement Grants program outlines eligibility and selection criteria, as well as detailed instructions on preparing and submitting an effective application.

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Evidence at the Crossroads

Balancing impact and improvement is not a matter of doing the impossible. Rather, it is a matter of duplicating success.

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Evidence at the Crossroads

Evidence doesn’t turn itself into policy, especially when it contradicts prevailing paradigms or entrenched funding streams. If we are serious about a What Works movement, we can’t allow ourselves or other decision makers to pick and choose which results we want to act upon.

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Scholars Program

We are proud to announce the finalists for the 2016 William T. Grant Scholars Program. These 10 early-career researchers were selected from a pool of 63 applicants after a rigorous review by our staff and selection committee.

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