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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Anyone who works with students knows that balancing work and school can hinder a young person's success in higher education. However, the opposite can also be true: Good jobs facilitate student persistence and completion.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
For those who think a task force never changes anything, some youths in Nashville can prove otherwise - if you can catch them as they hop on city buses for school, rec programs, libraries and home, all for free.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Want to learn more about building career skills? A new report by Corporate Voices for Working Families examines employers who are embracing training for their workers.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education just made it easier for agencies to share important data about young people - data that will help them improve services and supports.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Program leaders often face a tension between instilling accountability strategies to encourage rigorous practice, while also fostering an atmosphere where creativity and risk-taking thrive.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Anyone who collaborates with schools on out-of-school time programs should watch what happens in Washington with Waiver 11.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Could Social Impact Bonds - where private investors fund social programs up front and get returns based on their success - change how we fund youth and family services in the United States? The White House recently partnered with the Nonprofit Finance Fund to discuss the possibilities.
Saturday, November 5, 2011
In recognition of the innovative and effective work being done in communities across the nation to ensure a bright future for young people, America's Promise Alliance announced the 2011 winners of its 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING competition.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Consistent with the American Association of School Administrators' mission of advocating for the highest quality public education for all students, the Association has released the Improving College-Going Toolkit.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Those interested in Ready by 21 basics or leaders who want to explain Ready by 21 in their communities will learn a lot from the latest presentation by Karen Pittman, CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment.