A recent report from Grantmakers for Education suggests that additional efforts are needed to ensure that new policies leading to better student outcomes are put into practice. Implementing Education Policy: Getting From What Now? to What Works argues that grantmakers should fund agencies, organizations, and programs that are responsible for policy implementation; provide technical assistance; fund watchdog groups to monitor the progress of reform efforts; and support communications activities that target stakeholders affected by policy changes.
PASR 2014 990 document is available for download, here. Additional financials available upon request.
PASR gratefully acknowledges the support of our donors and partners. These individuals and organizations have made it possible for PASR to continue to make great progress.
3M Community Giving
Julie and Doug Baker Jr. Foundation
Frank Bennett and Mary Lenard
Duane and Melissa Benson
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
Kenneth and Elizabeth Burdick
Michael V. and Ann C. Ciresi Foundation
Kathleen M. Cooney
F.R. Bigelow Foundation
General Mills Foundation
Lynn and Reid Haglin
Marshall D. Johnson
Robbin and Kristine Johnson
Scott and Anne Jones
Jan and Gene Kruchoski
Kim Maas in honor of JoJo Richter
Ericca Maas and Ben Richter in honor of Peter, Johannes & Fiona Richter
Margaret A. Cargill Foundation Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Peter and Jessica McDonald
The McKnight Foundation
Minnesota Early Learning Foundation
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
Art and Cheri Rolnick
Robins, Kaplan, Miller, and Ciresi LLP Foundation for Children
The Saint Paul Foundation - Education Impact Fund, John S. Holl Trust
Soran Family Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation
Thrivent Financial Foundation
Partnering with Greater Twin Cities United Way on the Parent Aware evaluation is making it possible to learn more, more quickly about how to best support early education quality improvement.
Parent Aware for School Readiness (PASR) is grateful for the legal assistance provided by Eric O. Madson of Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., to establish the corporation, secure nonprofit status and advice on transferring the intellectual property rights upon the dissolution of MELF.
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This brief video is intended for audiences interested in learning why early learning reforms are needed, but not about policy reform specifics.