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K-12 Education, Organizational Learning

Finding the Fix: Embracing Philanthropy’s Role in Transforming an Urban Education Landscape

This article describes the events that led to the fundamental shift in strategy and role for the foundation and its partners, identifies the necessary conditions for a successful implementation of a game-changing plan for all schools in an urban center, and examines the challenges of such a bold move.

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The Skillman Foundation

A voice for children since 1960, The Skillman Foundation is a private philanthropy that serves as a fierce champion of Detroit children. The Foundation works to ensure Detroit youth achieve their highest aspirations by strengthening K-12 public education, afterschool learning opportunities, and college and career pathways.

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