Edwatch: Brookings Institution, The
|Organization Name:||Brookings Institution, The|
|Company Line:||The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: * Strengthen American democracy; * Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans and * Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank.|
|Bottom Line:||Conservative think tank that supports education reforms promoted by the Billionaire Boys Club.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation provides funding to establish standards for rating teacher evaluation systems, to examine personalized learning, real-time student assessment, collaboration and social networking, dashboards, and K-12 innovation success stories with the goal of evaluating progress, improving implementation, and sharing best practices, to enable availability and strengthen the quality of workforce and labor market statistics, and connect them to longitudinal higher education data at the federal level.
|Major Donors:||The Walton Family Foundation, John M. Olin Foundaton|
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