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One reason for all the attention to inequality these days is that, despite many efforts to improve opportunities for disadvantaged young people, inequality in many domains has been getting worse, not better. Education is one of those domains—and as someone who keeps close tabs on our education system, this is not what I expected. Back […]
In this video, Program Officer Vivian Louie leads a discussion and Q&A on strategies for applicants to develop strong letters of inquiry for research grants in our reducing inequality focus area.
One strategy that may bolster physicians’ use of research-informed guidelines is a greater emphasis on storytelling and narrative.
As a general pediatrician and child health services researcher, I care for a vulnerable population of children, many of whom have been exposed to violence. I have also spent the past 12 years examining the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on child health and well-being, and determining innovative primary care strategies to address psychosocial […]
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In addition to profiles of grantees and messages from our President and Board Chair, our new Annual Report includes two substantive essays on topics related to our research focus areas. Senior Program Office Kim Dumont reflects on what we’ve learned over five years of funding studies on the use of research evidence in decisions that […]
Pennoyer has extensive experience raising capital for private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds from institutional investors throughout the world.
New Report: Use of Research Evidence: Social Services Portfolio
Outlining specific opportunities and challenges that policymakers and practitioners face in integrating research evidence into their work, Susan Maciolek highlights the complexity of the use of research evidence in policy and practice, and provides examples of the potential value it may add to youth-serving systems.
Nine researchers have been named as the newest recipients of William T. Grant Foundation awards. The grants announced this cycle include the first research projects funded under the Foundation’s focus on understanding the programs, policies, and practices that can reduce inequality among young people in the U.S. Through this new focus area, launched in 2014, […]
It is time for all of us to give education research the attention it deserves.
What will it take to improve the quality of instruction in higher education? An important first step is the ability to measure quality.
How can a global perspective inform policies to reduce social inequality and improve social mobility?
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We are pleased to announce the 2015 class of William T. Grant Scholars. Launched in 1982, the Scholars Program supports the professional development of promising early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. To date, the program has sponsored more than 150 up-and-coming researchers. Each Scholar will receive $350,000 to execute rigorous five-year research […]
Inequality has long affected families and communities in the U.S. and around the world, and it has risen to the forefront for policy makers who seek effective responses to this complex and far-reaching issue.