The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund works collaboratively to improve education for Connecticut's children by supporting school change, informing the public debate on educational issues, and strengthening the involvement of parents and the community in education.

Bill Graustein shares his story as part of the "I Am Family Philanthropy" video series

William Graustein reflects on his father's legacy and the history of the Memorial Fund.

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Discovery 2015

Discovery, our main initiative, works to improve the early school success of young children.

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  • Discovery Communities Named 2014 Pacesetters

    Bridgeport, Hartford, and New Britain have been named 2014 Pacesetters by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, recognizing their measurable progress in addressing some of the problems low income children face in becoming proficient readers.

  • Tracking the "Children's Budget"

    CT Voices has released an online, interactive budget tool that tracks spending across nearly 100 children's programs over 25 years.

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