Recently Awarded Grants

Can reducing administrative barriers increase participation in a school-based food assistance program, thereby reducing food insecurity and improving outcomes among low-income and Latinx families?
How do Black youth experience a youth participatory action research intervention meant to improve mental health outcomes?
How can the Child Tax Credit be redesigned to better meet the needs of Black, Latinx, and mixed-immigration-status families to reduce economic inequality?
The grant will support National Public Radio’s (NPR) continuing coverage of trends and developments that affect children and youth in the United States.
2023 – 2025
Are programs that recruit local teachers from underrepresented backgrounds an effective way to build and retain teacher diversity and serve students of color?
2023 – 2026
Do policies that reduce administrative burden in social safety net programs reduce child poverty rates and narrow racial and ethnic disparities in benefit participation?
How can a networked improvement community facilitate the creation of school-based solutions to improve literacy outcomes for Black and Latinx students?
This grant will strengthen an existing partnership between the Center for Urban Education Leadership at the University of Illinois-Chicago and the Chicago Public Schools.
Do state laws limiting or prohibiting school expulsion reduce schools’ use of expulsion and racial disparities in expulsion rates?
How do state teacher diversity policies vary and what is the potential of teacher diversity to reduce ethnoracial inequalities in district academic outcomes?
2023 – 2025
What educational programs, practices, and policies are most influential for raising student achievement among Black and Latinx students in the United States?
Does exposure to misinformation give rise to state-level anti-transgender policies targeting youth? Can an intervention mitigate the effect of misinformation on attitudes toward transgender youth?

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