• Support continuing research on school reform, accountability, and transparency and promote reform ideas that show potential for improvements in school governance, teaching, and student learning.

  • Help expand charter facilities and seats through innovative nonprofit models that bring the resources of the private sector to the development of new schools in low-income areas.

  • Support exceptional groups that advance promising reforms within the traditional public school sector, for example, through spurring high academic standards, improvement in teacher professional development, and collaboration across traditional public, charter, and private school sectors.

  • Support research on tax credits and other innovative models aimed at expanding school choice for families.