Recently at CEP, we’ve been talking more and more about beneficiary feedback—who uses it, how…
Jen Vorse Wilka introduces a video of a high school principal talking about his experience with the YouthTruth survey and how feedback he collected from his students has allowed him to alter the culture of learning at his school.
CEP has been actively exploring the topic of beneficiary feedback through its YouthTruth project since…
Laura Olson shares how YouthTruth survey results inform the work of The California Endowment in its efforts to improve Del Norte County youth outcomes.
Phil Buchanan writes about the challenge of ensuring that the current efforts of the big foundations and philanthropists to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for poor kids don’t meet the same fate as failed efforts of the past.
In an Atlanta Journal-Constitution op ed, Phil Buchanan, Fay Twersky, and Valerie Threlfall argue for listening to students to find out what’s really going on in schools.
Valerie Threlfall shares a post that was originally published on the Huffington Post: “Student Feedback: A Missing Link in Education Reform.”
Valerie Threlfall challenges education funders and leaders to listen to students’ thoughtful feedback and to recognize that youth add an important perspective to education reform discussions.
Valerie Threlfall shares two keys to transforming student feedback into meaningful change in high schools.
In response to current events such as Zuckerberg’s gift to Newark and the DC mayoral campaign, Valerie Threlfall asks, “Are these reform efforts adequately considering students’ perspectives?”