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Ready by 21 Quality Improvement & Assets Building Challenge Grants

Friday, August 5, 2011
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The Q&A Challenge is a research-based technical assistance model designed to help communities systematically assess developmental assets in a population of children and youth and then improve the quality of out-of-school time settings where these children and youth spend time. The Q&A Challenge represents an advance in community level efforts to align out-of-school time programmatic resources with community-specific profiles of developmental assets.
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Columbus, IN Council for Youth Development Brochure

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Columbus, IN
Friday, August 5, 2011
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The Columbus, Ind., Council for Youth Development brought together the local school system, youth-serving agencies, government, United Way and several other stakeholder groups, with support from Ready by 21. The goal: Help prepare Columbus' children to be healthy, successful members of society. The council's brochure shows how a local leadership group can communicate its work and core messages to the public.
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Credentialed by 26 Series: Changing the Odds for Students- Spotlight on Kingsborough College

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Brooklyn, NY

By raising expectations, improving the use of institutional data to inform decisions, creating a high-level coordination body and shifting to more flexible resource allocation practices, every unit of the college has been involved in implementing strategies focused on increasing supports and improving persistence and graduation rates.

 

Thursday, August 4, 2011
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This issue brief examines how leaders at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, NY have changed the way they do business and as a result increased student success.
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