Collective Impact and the New Generation of Cross-Sector Collaborations for Education: A Nationwide Scan

This report presents an environmental scan of cross-sector education collaborations in the United States and presents a broad view of current state of cross-sector education collaboration.

The report also includes: a new collaboration model of “collaborative impact," discussion of the history of cross-sector collaboration in education, descriptions of characteristics of current collaborations, and posits why some cities are more likely to develop such collaborations than others. It concludes with the major trends and considerations in cross-sector collaboration for education.