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Excellent Educators: A Wise Giver's Guide to Cultivating Great Teachers and Principals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book is for public-spirited donors who want to foster educational excellence by elevating teachers and principals. It reviews the latest academic research and on-the-ground experience of reformers and offers practical advice on multiple fronts. It is written for philanthropists and allies active in the field who want to make a positive difference.
From Promising to Proven: A Wise Giver's Guide to Expanding on the Success of Charter Schools
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Charter schooling may be the most important social innovation of our age, and it is just beginning to boom. This book provides the facts, examples, cautionaries, inspiration, research, and practical experience that philanthropists will need as charter schooling shifts gears from promising experiment to mainstream movement bringing improved opportunity to millions of students.
Closing America's High-achievement Gap: A Wise Giver's Guide to Helping Our Most Talented Students Reach Their Full Potential
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This intriguing book makes a powerful case for a sorely needed U.S. educational improvement that has been almost entirely overlooked. In this practical guidebook, savvy school-reform philanthropists will be introduced to scores of programs and institutions that can pull talented students of all ages, races, and income levels up to their full natural capabilities.
Serving Those Who Served: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Assisting Veterans and Military Families
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Philanthropy for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families is a comparatively new and fast-growing branch of American charitable giving. Alas, there is little good information available to help donors act wisely. This book fills that gap. Packed with profiles of the most promising people and groups and strategies, plus essential data, this is a timely new tool for donors.
Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Few innovations in education today offer as much potential to transform how students are educated as the rise of so-called blended learning—the artful combination of computerized instruction with small-group teaching that is closer to tutoring than to traditional mass lectures. This highly readable book provides rich, up-to-date practical information for donors aiming to make a difference.
Transparency in Philanthropy: An Analysis of Accountability, Fallacy, and Volunteerism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Practical Guides
Recent calls for more transparency in private philanthropy have increased the need for philanthropic organizations to carefully think about what information they will release to the public and how to do it. To help organizations answer these questions, The Philanthropy Roundtable has published a new book by noted legal scholar John Tyler, general counsel of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
How Public is Private Philanthropy? Separating Reality from Myth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Traditionally, there has been a limited relationship between philanthropy and government. In recent years, the “public money” claim has been employed to support proposals from government and some in the philanthropic sector to urge stricter limits on the purposes and governance of foundations. This report provides further legal basis for a continued separation between government and philanthropy.
Protecting Donor Intent: How to Define and Safeguard Your Philanthropic Principles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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The need for this guidebook is clear. Donors have made large gifts to charitable causes only to have the funds eventually spent on purposes they never would have supported. This guidebook offers detailed guidance to philanthropists who want to ensure that the assets they dedicate to charity are disbursed as they intend.

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Investing in Charter Schools: A Guide for Donors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
This guidebook offers donors the best ideas about the most effective ways they can support a high-quality charter school sector, both in their communities and across the country. It distills the best advice from pioneering donors in the field, while surveying the current landscape, most effective programs, and opportunities for charter school donors intent on scaling-with-excellence.

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