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Education Archive

Neerav Kingsland joins the Laura and John Arnold Foundation as a senior education fellow

HOUSTON, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced that Neerav Kingsland has joined the Foundation as a senior education fellow. Mr. Kingsland will oversee the Foundation’s efforts to improve K-12 education. Most recently, he served as the chief executive officer of New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO), a nonprofit organization working to ensure … Read More

SchoolGrades.org provides new way to grade and compare America’s schools

New York, NY—The Manhattan Institute (MI) and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced the launch of SchoolGrades.org, a new website to grade and compare America’s schools. Based on the belief that parents across the country should be able to easily and accurately compare schools’ performance, researchers Jacob Vigdor and Josh McGee culled … Read More

$2.2M to Rice from Houston Endowment and Arnold Foundation will support HISD education research

HOUSTON, TX—With grants totaling $2.2 million from Houston Endowment and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Rice University’s Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) plans to explore new areas of education research in the Houston Independent School District (HISD). The funding will enable HERC to continue to strengthen the connection between education research and policy/practice and … Read More