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Turnaround is seeking philanthropic champions who will join the organization, at the nexus of science and practice, in this extraordinary moment. To make a gift by phone or for additional information on wire transfers, stock donations and matching gifts, please contact Nicholas Andreassi or call 646.786.6230.



Board Profile: Sheila Ohlsson Walker

Sheila Ohlsson Walker is a behavioral geneticist with dual appointments as an assistant scientist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education. She studies the biological intersection between stress and educational outcomes. Sheila joined Turnaround for Children’s board of directors in 2015.


Translating Science into Practice

By studying the impact of adversity on the developing brain, Turnaround is on to something big. We are connecting the dots between science, adversity and school performance.

Donor Spotlight: Raikes Foundation

By bringing together the science of learning and development, improvement science and equity, could educators discover new pathways to improve schools? The Raikes Foundation’s quest to advance equity in education led them to co-create the Building Equitable Learning Environment (BELE) Network to explore this critical line of inquiry.

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Turnaround has uncovered a missing piece of the education reform puzzle. Your investment will help us achieve a new vision for public education.

Nicholas Andreassi
Associate, Development