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    Philanthropy In/Sight: Education

    Our free, interactive mapping tool is designed to help grantmakers maximize their investments in education!

    FEATURED MAP: Harvard University recently announced a $150 million gift from alumnus Kenneth Griffin ('89), founder and chief executive officer of multi-strategy hedge fund and asset management firm Citadel. The largest gift in the history of Harvard College will provide undergraduate scholarships to two hundred Griffin Scholars a year as well as matching funds through a new challenge fund in support of an additional six hundred scholarships. Create a grant map to find out:

    Which grantmakers have provided funds for scholarships in recent years?
    • Plot grantmaker pins and select “All” under Grant Indicator
    • Under Subjects, expand “Education”, then expand “Student Services/Organizations”
    • Select “Scholarships/financial aid” and click “Refresh Map”
    • Click the “Data View” button to view the list of grantmakers and their recent grants
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    Mapping the Field: A Report on Expanded-Time Schools in America
    National Center on Time and Learning
    December 2012

    Analyzes trends and key characteristics of expanded-time schools in America using information from the 1,002 schools represented in the National Center on Time and Learning's database. Presents a concise history of the expanded-time schools movement and directions for future research.

    Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design
    Connected Learning Research Network
    January 2013

    Presents the education approach of "connected learning" as a response to today's changing economy and media ecology. Describes the core values of connected learning and illustrates them through nine case studies.

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