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America Forward Applauds House Passage of Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

Members of the America Forward Coalition issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act on Thursday, June 22, 2017: “Members of the America Forward Coalition applaud the U.S. House of Representatives for approving H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century
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Evidence in Action: Early College High Schools

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations advancing effective interventions in communities across the country, elevates the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems, and describes the evidence-based federal programs that are critical to developing
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Evidence in Action: A Twitter Conversation about #EvidenceinAction

Just over a week ago, America Forward hosted a Twitter chat. Under the hashtag #EvidenceinAction, over 50 individuals and organizations held a virtual conversation about the programs that best help communities tackle our most seemingly intractable problems and how federal policies can help to test and scale up these interventions to measurably improve people’s lives. In the weeks before the
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Focusing on Critical Programs and Partnerships in the Federal Budget

By America Forward Policy Director Jacek Pruski With the President’s budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) now proposed, and its substantial cuts to nondefense discretionary spending detailed, Congress will now begin the process of determining how to fund the federal government for FY18. At America Forward, we have always advocated for bipartisan, results-oriented policies that leverage innovation, evidence, and public-private partnerships
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