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Spencer Foundation Seeks to Fund Large-Scale Educational Research Projects

Advancing Understanding of Education Practice and Its Improvement

This program seeks to proposals to fund "intellectually ambitious research oriented to improving the practice of education, independent of any particular reform agendas or methodological strictures." Scholars from a variety of disciplines are encouraged to propose creative and ambitious research projects with a goal of advancing the knowledge base on educational practice and improvement.

Award limits: $1million
Number of Awards: Not specified
Deadline for Letters of Intent (LOIs): 4:00pm CDT, October 2, 2018


New Study Finds that Greater Racial Equity Would Boost New Mexico’s Economy by $93 billion

June 26, 2018

New Mexico analysis makes the business case for racial equity in new report released by W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum

(BATTLE CREEK, MICH.) – A new study released by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Altarum finds that New Mexico’s future economic growth is associated with a healthier, better educated, more skilled and diverse workforce. “The Business Case for Racial Equity New Mexico: A Strategy for Growth” report suggests that the state can gain $93 billion in economic growth by 2050 if racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and employment are eliminated.