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State of Play: Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy, February/March 2017

The following post was written by America Forward's Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe. Over the last two years, the Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice space have advanced considerably because of both federal and local interest in and support of the effort. Congress and the former Administration advanced legislation and funding opportunities to support the study and implementation
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Supporting the Use of Evidence in Education

The following post was written by America Forward Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe.  The America Forward Coalition strongly advocated for a bipartisan law that would support our network’s efforts to ensure that all children, whatever their background, receive a first-class education. When the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) became law in December 2015, it included many of the priorities of
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Half the FAFSA: Cutting the Red Tape to Postsecondary Student Aid

With a new Administration and the 115th Congress in place, America Forward remains committed to championing innovative, effective, and efficient solutions to our most pressing social problems. Through our Coalition of more than 70 social innovation organizations and our network of partners, America Forward will continue to advance our collective priorities in the areas of education, workforce development, early learning,
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New Tools to Amplify Impact: Growing What Works

Photo Credit: Family Independence Initiative. With a new Administration and the 115th Congress in place, America Forward remains committed to championing innovative, effective, and efficient solutions to our most pressing social problems. Through our Coalition of more than 70 social innovation organizations, America Forward will continue to advance our collective priorities in the areas of education, workforce development, early learning,
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