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Explore this collection of tools, reports, guides and other materials selected from across the expertise of the Ready by 21 National Partnership. You can search for specific resources using the filters on the left side or using the drop down menus below.

Guide
August 9, 2014
This facilitator’s guide helps a leader assist community members in thinking broadly about their goals for children and youth and how their specific goals fit into the ‘bigger picture.’
Guide
October 10, 2013
While an increasing number of afterschool providers have made quality improvement a priority, addressing quality in a systemic way is complicated: It requires research, planning, building consensus, developing resources, managing new processes and sometimes redefining old relationships. Building Citywide Systems for Quality is a how-to guide designed to support the development of quality improvement systems (QIS) in afterschool settings.
Guide
August 5, 2013
Designed to help communities select language for big picture goals, this document can prompt discussion regarding definitions and areas of focus.
Guide
August 4, 2013
This classic Ready by 21 publication outlines a variety of ways that ‘dashboards’—simple two dimensional visuals—can illustrate the width and breadth of goals for children and youth, including the ability to assess whether they cover the range of ages, outcomes, and approaches (prevention, intervention, promotion, etc.).
Guide
March 16, 2012
This tool was created in order to help young people and adults develop a common language for talking about how to improve schools. The tool provides educators, young people, administrators, policy makers, parents, community members and other stake holders with a common lens for reflecting on their schools and for planning change. It can also be useful in assessing the range of reform models and change strategies underway in a district or school at any given time.
Guide
November 16, 2011
There's a new toolkit to help schools, educators, community organizations and PTAs develop and execute effective strategies to engage families in helping at-risk high school students get back on track.
Guide
October 18, 2011
This toolkit is designed to assist business and local leaders in developing successful, sustainable partnerships to ensure that more young people in their communities have the highest-quality education and supports they need to be successful today, and as the workforce we will depend on tomorrow.
Guide
August 23, 2011
Creating a school culture that ensures positive outcomes for all students requires an “all hands on deck” approach to meeting the needs of the school community. Yet, bringing staff, teachers and parents together to do the work of the school is not easy. Collaboration cannot be coerced nor compelled. Rather, school leaders must help all members of the school community feel a sense of pride and ownership in their work.
Guide
August 7, 2011
The DataBank is a one-stop source for the latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being. This information is provided by Child Trends, a national leader in the field for over 30 years.
Guide
August 5, 2011
The Ready by 21 National Partnership fact sheet provides a quick overview of our partners along with contact information for each partner's Ready by 21 liaison.
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