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We are collaborating with our friends at the Russell Sage Foundation to sponsor a research grants competition on educational inequality that will support a racially and ethnically diverse cadre of early-career scholars.
William T. Grant Foundation President Adam Gamoran spoke to the American Educational Research Association about our focus on identifying programs, policies, and practices to reduce inequality among youth in the United States.
This year, the American Educational Research Association (AREA) will celebrate its one-hundredth anniversary at its annual meeting in Washington, DC on April 8-12, 2016. Throughout its history, AERA has provided a forum for researchers to share substantive findings and methodological advances to further the field. In recent years, AERA has become increasingly engaged in the […]
We are shifting our focus from understanding how and under what conditions research is used to understanding how to create those conditions in order to improve the use of research evidence.
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. The goal of this webinar is for potential applicants to gain a better understanding of our interests and develop strong letters of inquiry, specifically […]
What is the current state of funding for research on inequality in the United States?
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.
Read our 2014 Annual Report
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 […]
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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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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.”
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 […]