We will support statewide and national efforts to develop environments receptive to choice, autonomy and innovation. This includes working with local educators and community leaders — as well as with some national organizations active in communities — to create local environments that are friendly to choice. This means, among other things, helping to ensure that innovative charter leaders can secure the facilities and facilities financing they need to serve students. It also means working with community-based organizations to understand local conditions and to meet the needs of local families who are demanding better choices.
The foundation will invest in the following high-quality choice strategies:
Over the next five years, we will expand our transparency and visibility, amplify the real-world impact of our grants and collaborate with non-traditional partners.
Key grantees include: