Posts Tagged ‘pathway schools’

New Goal and Strategies for Education & Learning

After careful reflection, The McKnight Foundation is pleased to share a new program goal with updated strategies for the Education & Learning program. Program Goal: To prepare Minnesota students to succeed in an increasingly global society by investing in educators, empowering families, and engaging youth. This goal promotes educational equity and encompasses both the business and […]


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 […]


Improving Early Literacy in PreK-3: Lessons Learned

  This week, SRI International releases “Improving Early Literacy in PreK-3: Lessons Learned,” a case study commissioned by The McKnight Foundation that chronicles efforts to improve PreK-3rd literacy proficiency in six schools across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. We’re pleased to feature this reflection from Kristie Kauerz, Ed.D., Director of the National P-3 Center at […]