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Thursday, September 22, 2011
Ready by 21 leaders in Northern Kentucky are benefiting from new data about their young people that is literally one-of-a-kind.
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
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.
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.
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
For communities wishing to be named an All-America City this year, reading will be fundamental. The National Civic League's All America City award (founded in 1949) will focus on efforts to increase the number of low-income children reading on grade level by the end of third grade.