Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass.
support for the establishment of a regional network for teachers who endeavor to combat racism in their schools.
Vermont Center for the Book, Chester, Vt.
support for phase two of the Reflective Reading Project which includes working with teachers in Vermont in a pilot implementation program.
The Girls Middle School, Mountain View, Cal.
support for faculty in the second year of the development and implementation of a computer science program.
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School and Regional Teachers Center, Devens, Mass.
support for the activities of the Teachers Center, a school based professional development effort, including workshops for teachers from other schools.
The Lab School of Washington, Washington, D.C.
support for professional development workshops for teachers of students with learning disabilities.
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
support for a faculty research initiative, within the School of Education and Social Policy, entitled “Supporting Teacher Learning Through the Use of Multimedia Cases of Mathematics Teaching.”
Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), Peabody, Mass.
support for the National Consortium on Universal Design for Learning in the development of educational strategies and flexible curricular that respond to the needs of all students, including those with disabilities.
Wesleyan University/Middletown Public Schools Collaborative, Middletown, Conn.
seed money to launch the ASCEND program designed to provide academic support and encouragement for students in grades 4 and 5 as part of the University Upward Bound program.