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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Policymakers and practitioners know that understanding the latest research in their fields helps them do their jobs better - but does the same benefit hold true for researchers who understand the policy and practice realities of their fields?
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Getting community input is a vital element of building a child and youth master plan - and the city of Alexandria, Va., is getting lots.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A new online journal is looking for submissions about expanded learning.
Monday, March 18, 2013
When it comes to making sure every child has the core competencies to succeed in school and later in life, Larry Aber and his colleagues at the Brookings Institution acknowledge the importance of early learning programs - but also argue that it's not too late to help middle school students catch up.
Monday, March 18, 2013
"Collective impact isn't necessarily new, but it's an idea whose time has come."
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Leaders working to improve the odds for young people will soon get new tools and services to more precisely carry out their work and measure their impact.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Leaders at a national afterschool conference last week called for better data collection to measure outcomes and for greater coordination and information-sharing among afterschool providers within communities.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Forum for Youth Investment has launched a significant expansion of its services to help communities achieve collective impact for young people.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
As more community leaders around the country see the value of creating a youth master plan, many of them wonder about the critical task of getting good public input—which is why what happened in Alexandria, Va., this past week is so inspiring.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Forum for Youth Investment is excited to announce that Melody Barnes, former domestic policy adviser to President Obama, will be among the featured speakers at the Ready by 21 National Meeting next month.

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