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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.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
The youth development community is grieving the loss of Search Institute CEO Peter Benson, who passed away this week after a 12-month battle with colon cancer. He was 65.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Local United Ways are sharing experiences in an effort to improve Out-of-School Time (OST) programs in their communities.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
America's Promise Alliance is drafting more communities into its campaign to boost high school graduation.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Leaders from around the country will convene in New York on Nov. 3-4 to promote the concept of opportunity for all Americans.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
The prospects are looking good for states and localities that want more flexibility in using federal dollars for coordinated efforts to boost child and youth outcomes.