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Higher Ed's Key Role in State Coordinating Bodies

As more and more states use coordinating bodies to align their child and youth policies, one growing question is: How does higher education fit in? The latest installment of the Ready by 21 State Policy Survey provides the answer.
Information Update
May 18, 2012

The report, Higher Education Involvement with Child and Youth Coordinating Bodies, assesses how higher education stakeholders in six states contribute to the operation and success of state coordinating bodies, and identifies challenges and strategies for effectively engaging higher education stakeholders. An estimated 34 states are working to improve child and youth outcomes through the use of children's cabinets, commissions or councils.

Related Reading: The first comprehensive survey of state child and youth policy coordinating bodies reports on the breadth of their partnerships and goals, how well they use data, and their effectiveness in using innovative strategies.