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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The U.S. Department of Labor recently opened the Summer Jobs Plus Bank: an online resource for young people to find jobs, internships, mentorships and training opportunities.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
This new report taps Public/Private Ventures' extensive experience evaluating and managing collaborative initiatives to offer practical advice about collecting and using data in a multi-agency environment.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
United Way Worldwide has released a new resource to help out-of-school time coalitions give more young people access to high-quality programs.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
This year's 100 Best Communities for Young People competition will recognize communities working to reduce high school dropout rates and provide youth with outstanding places to live.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Multiple catalysts are fueling states’ increased urgency to establish a definition of “college readiness”.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
The ING Run For Something Better program, in partnership with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, will provide at least 50 grants (of up to $2,500 each) to establish a school-based running program or expand an existing one.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The 2012 AT&T Aspire Local High School Impact Initiative is accepting proposals from existing high school retention programs that consist of elements aligned to the What Works Clearinghouse Dropout Prevention Practice Guide.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Afterschool programs get better the more they assess themselves and make changes based on those assessments, a new study finds.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
A new report says that more than half the states are increasing their graduation rates, while the number of "dropout factory" high schools (those graduating 60 percent or fewer students on time) is going down.