How Federal Partnerships are Transforming Ed R&D


Changemakers in philanthropy and government are investing in education research and development, but often operate separately, slowing down major breakthroughs in education R&D. However, new opportunities, competitions, and grants spearheaded by partnerships with philanthropy and government are changing how the nation creates and funds opportunities. Join this panel for a conversation with the leaders combining forces and some of the applicants as they share the promise and possibility in a collaborative approach to education R&D.

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  1. Understand why better R&D infrastructure is needed in K-12 education research and development, and what exactly federal partnerships can create.
  2. Learn how federal and philanthropic partners are collaborating to co-design and co-fund education R&D infrastructure that creates breakthroughs.
  3. Walk away inspired and with concrete steps for creating mutually-beneficial partnerships that can generate transformative approaches.



Tasha Hensley, Policy Director, The Learning Agency

Meta Information:

  • Tags: funding, partnerships
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Startups & Investment
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Field Experience

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