Newly Funded Awards – November 2023

Principle Investigator: Nelson Brunsting – SESPECS

Funding Agency: Wake Forest University (Subcontract – Spencer Foundation Flow Through)

Project Title: Something Inside So Strong: Advancing Black and Hispanic Students’ Reading Self-Efficacy, Leadership Development, and Community Engagement through CDF Freedom School® Culturally Sustaining Academic Programming

Project Period: 7/1/2023 – 6/30/2026

Award Amount: $90,559

Principle Investigator: Dwight Irvin – AZCEECS/SESPECS

Funding Agency: Ohio State University (Subcontract – Spencer Foundation Flow Through)

Project Title: Longitudinal Peer Social Networks and Early Language Development: Transforming Understanding of Critical Features of Young Children’s Classroom Experiences

Project Period: 2/1/2023 – 9/30/2024

Award Amount: $112,326

Principle Investigator: Justin Ortagus – SHDOSE

Funding Agency: Pennsylvania State University (Subcontract – Lumina Foundation for Education Flow Through)

Project Title: Building Capacity for More Equitable State Higher Education Funding Policies

Project Period: 7/11/2023 – 7/11/2025

Award Amount: $36,535

Principle Investigator: Paige Pullen – Lastinger Center for Learning

Funding Agency: University of Florida Foundation (Subcontract – PNC Foundation Flow Through)

Project Title: Early Language and Literacy Professional Development for PK

Project Period: 10/27/2023 – 9/30/2024

Award Amount: $30,000