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CREATE NEW CREDENTIALING SYSTEMS

National Skills Coalition

GRANT #8445
AMOUNT $750,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 09/01/2013 through 08/31/2016

To develop federal and state policy and programs that support comprehensive, aligned and market-relevant higher education and workforce data systems.

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Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

GRANT #8434
AMOUNT $1,097,000
LOCATION Chicago, IL
DATE RANGE 08/16/2013 through 08/15/2015

To test the feasibility of a statewide approach to prior learning assessment as a pathway to high-quality credentials.

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American Institutes for Research

GRANT #8443
AMOUNT $677,400
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 08/15/2013 through 08/14/2015

To better measure and make public the earnings outcomes of graduates of programs of study across five partner states.

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George Washington Institute of Public Policy

GRANT #8430
AMOUNT $369,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 08/01/2013 through 03/01/2015

To explore how an American National Standards Institute “standards panel” could coordinate the development of employer standards and assessment systems to inform new credentialing models in the U.S.

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Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

GRANT #8575
AMOUNT $750,000
LOCATION Ann Arbor, MI
DATE RANGE 08/01/2013 through 07/31/2014

To conduct research on certificates issued by higher education and industry to create a beta version Certificate Qualifications Framework to become part of the Second-Generation Degree Qualifications Profile.

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The Institute for Evidence-Based Change

GRANT #8446
AMOUNT $1,000,000
LOCATION Encinitas, CA
DATE RANGE 07/01/2013 through 06/30/2016

To support the work of Tuning USA and integrating the work with the DQP.

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Midwestern Higher Education Compact

GRANT #8574
AMOUNT $75,000
LOCATION Minneapolis, MN
DATE RANGE 05/15/2013 through 08/15/2013

To convene new and existing Tuning partners in order to integrate the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP) into their work and expand the Tuning brand.

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Bringing Theory to Practice Project

GRANT #8181
AMOUNT $50,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/15/2012 through 12/14/2014

To support the creation and distribution of five monographs on theory and practice in civic learning.

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New Venture Fund

GRANT #8343
AMOUNT $100,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/01/2012 through 11/30/2013

To support the start-up of the “Collaborative for Student Success” which has the goal of enabling strategic communications efforts nationally and across states in support of the implementation of the Common Core Standards and assessments.

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The Academy for Systemic Change

GRANT #8336
AMOUNT $75,000
LOCATION Portland, OR
DATE RANGE 11/15/2012 through 04/30/2013

To conduct a mapping exercise of current Common Core State Standards and Assessments investment by education philanthropy with identification of opportunities for collaboration and gaps in coverage.

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