Posts Tagged ‘literacy’

McKnight’s Pathway Schools Initiative to Sunset

  In 2011, McKnight adopted an ambitious goal — to dramatically increase the percentage of third grade readers in the Twin Cities. Since then, the Foundation has partnered with a select group of district and charter schools in the Twin Cities, the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute, and an independent evaluator, SRI International, to […]


Neal Cuthbert: New MN law supports English language learners, among our greatest assets

Below is Vice President of Program Neal Cuthbert’s foreword from The Learning for English Academic Proficiency and Success Act: Ensuring Faithful and Timely Implementation, a new McKnight-commissioned report by Conor P. Williams, Ph.D., and Colleen Gross Ebinger examining the 2014 LEAPS Act, the nation”s most comprehensive legislation in support of English learners. This report was […]