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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council has teamed with SparkAction to find the best and the brightest young people and youth councils in America.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Collective impact is at the heart of a new funding initiative to reconnect "opportunity youth" - young people (ages 16 to 24) who are neither enrolled in school nor participating in the labor market.
Monday, April 8, 2013
America's Promise Alliance announced last week that it will work with community partners to convene 100 Grad Nation Community Summits across the country over the next four years.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Leaders who work to scale up innovations in education typically spend lots of time on curricula and training modules - but those are the not the most important elements for successful replication, according to the people running one of the nation's more esteemed public charter school networks.
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
"Collective impact isn't necessarily new, but it's an idea whose time has come."
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.
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.