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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Every wonder how a thorough quality improvement process in out-of-school time programming works and what it would achieve?
Friday, September 9, 2011
Many people in youth work have seen the trend that recently showed up in 2010 population data: For the first time in U.S. history, more than half the children under age three are from racial minority groups.
Friday, September 9, 2011
As President Obama unveiled his new jobs-creation plan this week, the CEO of Corporate Voices for Working Families (a Ready by 21 National Partner) offered several recommendations for what the plan should include.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Every year, The Nonprofit Times celebrates the 50 most influential executives in the nonprofit sector. Every year, leaders of the Ready by 21 National Partnership are well represented - including on this year's list, published in August.
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Are you part of a community intermediary network? Then make your voice heard through the first annual national intermediary survey, conducted by the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Next month brings the biennial National Summit on Your City's Families, the nation's largest gathering of municipal leaders who are working to improve the lives of children, youth and families in their communities.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
A conference in Virginia last month offered one way to make sure college and career readiness is a priority for public schools - and to show educators how Ready by 21 helps them meet that priority.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Anyone who tries to get leaders from different sectors to work together better knows that sometimes you have to literally get them in the same room - which is what Chattanooga, Tenn., did last month when it convened 300 teachers, frontline workers, business people and foundation leaders for a conference about improving supports for young people.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Learning First Alliance, a partnership of 16 national education associations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Executive Director Dan Domenech as chair of its board of directors.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Looking to reach your goals related to youth and education? Communities across America are convening this week in Louisville to discuss how to do just that. The Communities for Change Symposium will provide local leaders with a better understanding about how to connect and mobilize community resources to track and manage change over time.