Category: Learning and Evaluation
Learning to Support Equitable School Transformation
Barr evaluation partners from SRI Education share three insights on what it takes to design for and support whole school change.
To Center Equity, We Must Learn Differently
Three practice shifts in how we learn alongside our grantee partners.
We Welcome Your Feedback
Barr’s Director of Learning and Evaluation describes three ways to share feedback with the Foundation.
Five Lessons Our Grantees Shared with Us in 2019
Barr's Director of Learning and Evaluation shares five lessons learned from our partners in 2019.
Walking a Mile in Our Grantees' Shoes
Barr’s director of grants management shares what we learned and some of the changes we’ve made after staff went through our own grant application process.
Four Lessons from Five Years Investing to Build Capacity in Boston’s Arts Sector
Arts & Creativity Program Officer SueEllen Kroll shares key findings from newly-released evaluations.
Evaluation in the Service of Learning
Our Director of Learning and Evaluation shares three changes to make learning and evaluation efforts more beneficial to our partners and others.
“Typical” Isn’t Good Enough
We asked our grantees what it’s like to work with Barr. Here’s what we learned and what we’re doing about it.
Five Lessons from Two Decades of Early Education Grantmaking
Senior Program Officer Kimberly Haskins reflects on nearly 20 years of work focused on improving outcomes for Massachusetts’ youngest learners.
Timely New Report Shows Substantial Disparities in Energy Savings Among Massachusetts Communities
Analysis shows that some communities are not benefitting equally from the state’s top-ranked energy efficiency programs.