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Thursday, June 7, 2012
What would America's youth do to create jobs and connect youth to education? The recent SparkOpportunity Challenge provided 135 answers: That's how many video submissions were submitted by young people, with ideas ranging from building a social network for teen entrepreneurs to providing free vision care for New Orleans children.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
This week, the White House Council for Community Solutions presented the president with its final report and recommendations.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The Bridgespan Group, which studies and reports on community collaborations to achieve collective impact, builds on that work with Needle-Moving Collective Impact: Three Guides to Creating an Effective Community Collaborative.
Monday, June 4, 2012
How do out-of-school time activities spur student motivation?
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Join the National High School Center for a series of webinars throughout June on college and career readiness.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
In this policy report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the increased number of children living with extended family and close friends - a practice known as kinship care.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Government, business and nonprofit leaders in Tennessee are teaming up to explore policy changes that would help more young people reach and succeed in college – changes that other states could emulate.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Forum has been working closely with the Obama Administration to create the policies necessary for state and local collaborations to achieve collective impact. The U.S. Department of Education's draft of the new District-level Race to the Top grant competition represents a great example of how Ready by 21 concepts can be embedded into policies.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Forum Co-Founder and CEO Karen Pittman criss-crossed the nation delivering the Ready by 21 message in May.
Monday, May 28, 2012
With afterschool providers and supporters all over the country working to improve quality, the head of a foundation that funds such efforts steps back for thoughtful analysis of "what we learned and the implications for the future."