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President's Comment

I’m excited to meet up with colleagues and talk about important topics in education research and practice at the upcoming meeting of the American Education Research Association.

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Higher Education

What will it take to improve the quality of instruction in higher education? An important first step is the ability to measure quality.

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President's Comment

How can we stimulate research that will identify high-priority, powerful levers to reduce inequality?

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Read our 2013 Annual Report

Our 2013 Annual Report contains profiles of grantees, an overview of our focus areas and grantmaking programs, and essays, including Adam Gamoran’s “Inequality is the Problem: Prioritizing Research on Reducing Inequality” and Kim DuMont’s “Realizing the Potential for Research in Child Welfare.”

President's Comment

When William T. Grant established this Foundation in 1936, he wanted to support research that would yield new insights about why some people led happy and successful lives and others did not. Armed with this evidence, he reasoned, social institutions such as schools, welfare agencies, and workplaces could help all persons succeed. Today, the William […]

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