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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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Center on Education Policy

GRANT #8222
AMOUNT $200,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 11/01/2012 through 11/30/2013

To examine GED and certificate options and state-level involvement of postsecondary education in the transition to the Common Core State Standards.

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University of West Florida

GRANT #8234
AMOUNT $30,000
LOCATION Pensacola, FL
DATE RANGE 11/01/2012 through 10/31/2013

"To study the potential of prior learning assessment to create cost savings for colleges and universities that can be used to serve more students."

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Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development

GRANT #8123
AMOUNT $450,000
LOCATION Salem, OR
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 09/30/2014

To scale up approaches to awarding associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities through reverse transfer as a key strategy in Oregon’s degree attainment goal.

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Colorado Department of Higher Education

GRANT #8125
AMOUNT $450,000
LOCATION Denver, CO
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 09/30/2015

To scale up approaches to awarding associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities through reverse transfer as a key strategy in Colorado’s degree attainment goal.

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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

GRANT #8133
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION St. Paul, MN
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 06/30/2015

To scale up approaches to awarding associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities through reverse-transfer degrees as a key strategy in Minnesota’s degree attainment goal.

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State University of New York

GRANT #8136
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION Albany, NY
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 05/31/2015

To scale up approaches to awarding associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities through reverse transfer as a key strategy in SUNY’s degree attainment goal.

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Ohio Board of Regents

GRANT #8142
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION Columbus, OH
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 04/01/2015

To scale up approaches to awarding associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities through reverse transfer as a key strategy in Ohio’s credential attainment goal.

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Missouri Department of Higher Education

GRANT #8143
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION Jefferson City, MO
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 07/01/2015

To scale up approaches to awarding associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities through reverse transfer as a key strategy in Missouri’s degree attainment goal.

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Council of Chief State School Officers

GRANT #8178
AMOUNT $200,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 10/01/2012 through 09/30/2013

"To support an inquiry by McKinsey & Company concerning the sustainability and operations of the two Common Core State Standards/Assessment (CCSS/A) consortia post 2014."

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