The Fund provides seed funding for innovation and experimentation to provide schools and educators the flexibility and resources they need to meet students and families where they are.



The Fund provided seed funding to launch the NYC School Finder, a tool that makes the historically challenging high school selection process both easier and more equitable for students and their families.

Shortcycle Evaluation

Short-Cycle Evaluation

Digital tools can help teachers with lesson plans, assessing students' progress and more, and can provide individualized learning tools for students to learn at the pace and manner that best suits them. Assessing the efficacy of the myriad tools available, however, is an enormous task. With support from The Fund, teachers are testing and evaluating education technology tools to identify the most promising for use across the system.