May 2, 2010
Federal Windfall for Education Must Spur Grant Makers to Act and Innovate
Over the coming months, the federal government will take unprecedented steps to foster innovation in education and other areas that affect the lives of people in low-income neighborhoods. The goal of those efforts is to bring effective new ideas to the places where they are needed most urgently.
The flow of new government money will have an additional significant effect: a jolt of demand for rapid action by private grant makers.
The push for innovation represents the