Collective Impact and the New Generation of Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education A Nationwide Scan Collective Impact and the New Generation of Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education A Nationwide Scan Commissioned by

Jeffrey Henig, Carolyn Riehl, David Houston, Michael Rebell, Jessica Wolff, Jeffrey Henig, Carolyn Riehl, David Houston, Michael Rebell, Jessica Wolff
2016 unpublished
Founded in 1887, Teachers College, Columbia University, is the first and largest graduate school of education in the United States and is perennially ranked among the nation's best. Through its three main areas of expertise-education, health and psychology-the College is committed to disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, the preparation of dedicated public service professionals, engagement with local, national and global communities, and informing public policy to create a smarter,
more » ... te a smarter, healthier, and more equitable and peaceful world. TC today has more than 5,000 students, more than 20 percent of whom come from outside the U.S., representing 77 different countries. Among students who are U.S. citizens, 43 percent are people of color. There are 171 full-time faculty members at the College and 58 full-time instructors and lecturers. TC's funded research expenditures in 2014-2015 totaled nearly $58 million. www.tc.edu. The Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis (EPSA) at Teachers College offers degree programs in Economics and Education, Politics and Education, Sociology and Education and an interdisciplinary program in Education Policy. Our curriculum and research interests focus on how governments, markets, and societal conditions shape schooling and the broader enterprise of creating a population that is informed about the challenges and opportunities it confronts, able to critically analyze its needs and interests, and prepared to work together to make a better world. The Wallace Foundation is an independent, national foundation dedicated to supporting and sharing effective ideas and practices that expand learning and enrichment opportunities for disadvantaged children. The Foundation maintains an online library of lessons featuring evidence-based knowledge from its current efforts aimed at: strengthening educational leadership to improve student achievement; helping disadvantaged students gain more time for learning through summer learning and through the effective use of additional learning time during the school day and year; enhancing out-of-school time opportunities ; and building appreciation and demand for the arts. All Wallace research studies and related resources are available for download free of charge at the Wallace Knowledge Center: www.wallacefoundation.org. This report can be downloaded free of charge from http://www.tc.columbia.edu/education-policy-and-social-analysis/ department-news/cross-sector-collaboration/
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