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National Research Council List of Features of Developmental Settings

The document provides examples of ways that programs can be categorized, from harmful to optimal.

Friday, August 26, 2011
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The National Research Council – the nation’s leading independent reviewer of research – identified eight important supports that promote effective education and positive outcomes for young people.

Dimensions of a Leadership Council

This chart outlines the questions that need to be asked when forming an overarching leadership council or when selecting an existing entity to serve in the function. The dimensions that need to be considered are goals, alignment, geography, staffing, connections and structures, functions and roles, authority/mandate and accountability.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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This chart outlines the important factors to consider when creating an overarching leadership body for youth issues. This chart can be used to assess a current leadership council or can help communities form a new one.

Ready by 21 Indicator Dashboard

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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Developed by Child Trends and the Forum for Youth Investment, the Ready by 21 Indicator Dashboard recommends top indicators reflecting a broad set of goals for children and youth. This is a snapshot of measures that are often found in communities, and it can serve as a quick reference for child and youth well-being across age ranges and developmental outcomes.