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Monday, May 14, 2012
How can the federal government improve public education?
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Summer Learning Day is June 21.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education has announced the latest round of Promise Neighborhoods applications, which include both planning and implementation grants. The department expects to distribute 15 planning grants worth up to $500,000 each, and five to seven implementation grants worth $4 million to $6 million each.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Kids in one of Atlanta's neediest neighborhoods are getting robust afterschool programs because two executives met more than 500 miles from home - and a group of leaders turned that chance meeting into action.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The CVS Caremark Community Grants Program focuses on "inclusive programs and programs for children with disabilities under age 21; academic and enrichment programs at public schools; and programs that provide access to quality health care services and health education for at-risk and underserved populations of all ages."
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The Forum for Youth Investment and the National Collaboration for Youth (a Ready by 21 National Partner) are seeking to identify which types of youth development partnerships are active in communities across the country - and you can help.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Looking to close the educational achievement gap between rich and poor students? Consider changing your community's zoning regulations.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) - a longtime source of unbiased information on policy, practice and research to improve the lives of young people - has turned its website into a more powerful tool for accessing information to help you do your work.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
A new set of case studies from the National League of Cities (NLC) highlights a growing strategy for getting young children ready for educational success: aligning early care and education programs with K-12 education systems.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Out-of-school time (OST) providers are eager to engage families to support children's learning and development, especially through Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO).

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