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“I wish things like courage, conviction and commitment were contagious, so when people met the parents I’ve worked with they too would DO something to guarantee every child attended an excellent school.”
“Can the lessons of individual schools and school networks that have shown success with “personalized” models of education be applied to whole systems? That’s the hope of a new partnership between Education Cities and Next […]
Next Generation Learning Challenges and Education Cities announced that ten city-based education nonprofits and foundations across the U.S. have been selected as members of the Emerging Harbormaster Network.
Education Cities, a network of city-based nonprofits and foundations dedicated to improving public education, today released a report detailing four strategies to increase the number of great public schools in US cities.
“We are in an age of pessimism about the state of public education in America, and it threatens to overshadow what may be one of the most important turning points in American education history.”
The Kansas City Star follows up on how the school district is implementing ideas in CEE-Trust’s plan for the Missouri Department of Education.
“There’s good philanthropy and there’s bad philanthropy and there’s a lot in between,” said Ethan Gray.
Earlier this year my organization CEE-Trust was tasked by the Missouri Board of Education to develop a plan to transform failed school districts with a special emphasis on Kansas City Public Schools. For context, KCPS […]
“We heard there was a strong desire for schools to be able to provide wrap-around services for children who are growing up in poverty, so we’ve given much more budgetary authority to schools to enable […]
Andy Smarick profiles Ethan Gray for his “By the Company It Keeps” blog series.
Education Week blogger Sara Mead named Ethan Gray to her list of “Ten People Who Are Changing Education Today — And Will Be Ten Years From Now.”
Ethan Gray weighs in on charter incubators in the Center on Reinventing Public Education’s annual report, writing: “Charter school incubators seek to improve the odds that new starts will succeed.”