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Education Organizing Study

Brown University

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $320,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2006–October 31, 2009
  • Location Providence, RI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, New York, Oakland, Philadelphia

About this grant

The purpose of this grant increase to Brown University is to support a six-year study designed to provide a longitudinal exploration of the contribution of community organizing to school improvement and increased student achievement. This grant increase, and associated one-year extension, provides funding for a dissemination and communications strategy, message development, conferences and convenings, media promotion, and staff support.