Education Trust, Inc.

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Reduce educational achievement gaps for low-income Michigan students and enhance educational quality and achievements of all students by providing core operating support for Education Trust-Midwest

Nov. 1, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2014

Focus Area

Geographic Focus

Michigan, District of Columbia





An advocate for Michigan's children

A little more than two years ago, Amber Arellano and her colleagues at Education Trust-Midwest set up shop in southeast Michigan to take on the devastating educational achievement gap in Michigan – the state’s low-income eighth-graders ranked behind low-income students in 46 states on the national math exam, and higher-income eighth-graders trailed similar students in 37 states.

Educated Kids

Education Trust Grantee - W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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“Empleen el dinero del modo en que crean conveniente, siempre y cuando promueva la salud, la felicidad y el bienestar de los niños.” - Will Keith Kellogg

“Sèvi ak lajan an jan w vle depi se sante timoun, byennèt timoun ak kè kontan pou timoun w ap ankouraje.” - W.K. Kelòg