Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has announced grants totaling $2.52 million to ten nonprofit organizations working to advance education reform in California.
Awarded through the , the grants will support programs that address K-12 and community college policy-related issues such as standards and accountability, data systems, teacher effectiveness, college readiness, and financial reform. Launched in 2011 with funds from the , CEPF supports high-performing advocacy groups working to promote Deeper Learning — the academic knowledge and higher-order skills students need to succeed in the twenty-first century — in California schools and school districts.
Grant recipients include the , , , , the , the , the , the , the , and .
"The efforts of the Hewlett Foundation and other donors, along with these exceptional grantee organizations, are building on the already strong momentum in education reform in California," said RPA president and CEO Melissa Berman.