This paper provides a candid look at what grantmakers and grantees think about the evolutions that have taken place over the past decade and what lessons they provide going forward.
The popular 2010 Davis Guggenheim education documentary Waiting for “Superman” was a hard-hitting effort that attracted massive media attention and heated public debate. But what was the long-term impact of the film? And what lessons does it hold for education funders and nonprofit leaders who use mass media films and social impact campaigns as part of their advocacy efforts?
AEI scholar Alexander Russo takes a look at the efforts of Ed in ’08
ED in ’08, an effort to make education a central issue in the 2008 campaign, did not have much of an immediate impact, yet it has had a much more significant legacy than is often acknowledged when it comes to current issues like the Common Core State Standards and teacher evaluation.