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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.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
At a time when the nation’s economy is stalled, the unemployment rate won’t budge, and public dollars for critical education, training, and social services are constrained, communities across America are seeking innovative ways to spark economic growth and ensure a skilled workforce for tomorrow.
Friday, October 7, 2011
As “collective impact” gains traction, Karen Pittman writes about the importance of making collaborations stronger and more effective.