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Education: K-12

09 Oct 2018

Pathways to Opportunity: Creating College and Career Success for All Students

October 9, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation Conference Center at the East Bay Community Foundation
What does college and career readiness really mean for high schools in low-income urban communities? A college education remains one of the major gateways to sustainable, high-paid jobs - especially for young people who will be the first generation...
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Resources from Why Summer Matters: Challenge & Opportunity in Summer Learning for Children & Youth

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The impact of summer learning loss on young people’s academic achievement is astounding. Research from Johns Hopkins University has shown that two-thirds of the achievement gap between low-income and middle income 9th graders is attributed to the differences in their summer learning experiences in elementary school. Despite this shocking fact, there hasn’t been clear direction about solutions. This briefing presented compelling new research about quality-summer programming in California that is having a measurable impact on students' achievement.

Announcing the 2015 Annual Conference Morning Breakouts

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At the 2015 Annual Conference, attendees will have six Morning Breakouts to choose from—each offering an opportunity to investigate how the changes happening in our communities are playing out in a specific issue area. This year's Morning Breakouts...


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