Evaluation of GE Developing Futures in Education initiatives
Since 2005, The General Electric (GE) Foundation has been supporting work in seven U.S. school districts (Atlanta, GA; Cincinnati, OH; Erie, PA; Louisville, KY; Stamford, CT; New York, NY; and Milwaukee, WI) through its Developing Futures™ in Education program, a high-impact initiative created to improve academic achievement and better prepare students for college and career opportunities; with a focus on improving math and science curricula and management capacity in schools. In 2010, CPRE was awarded a grant to conduct a mixed-methods evaluation of the program. CPRE’s evaluation is designed to both retrospectively investigate evidence of the program’s impact and help to design the roll-out of subsequent initiatives so that they can be rigorously evaluated.
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