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State of Play: Pay for Success & Evidence-Based Policy, July 2017

We are now more than half way through the year and 2017 continues to be an incredibly active year for Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice. At the federal, state and local levels, new policies are being introduced and implemented and we are seeing new initiatives being developed that bring a greater focus on and use of evidence,
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Evidence in Action: Forging a New Path: Using Pay for Success to Build Career Pathways for Underserved, High-Need Youth

Thanks to the persistence of social entrepreneurs across the country, 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 the more than 70 social innovation organizations that make up the America Forward Coalition, the results-driven solutions our community has to our country’s most pressing social
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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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State of Play: Pay for Success & Evidence-Based Policy, April/May 2017

The following post was written by America Forward’s Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe. As in years past, 2017 has gotten off to a busy start for Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice. At the federal, state and local levels, policies and initiatives have been developed and new efforts are underway to bring a greater focus on evidence, data,
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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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Ringing in a New Year With a New Congress

The following post was written by America Forward Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe.  On January 3, 2017, the first session of the 115th United States Congress was officially gaveled into session. Coming out of Election Day 2016, Republicans retained control of both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. Their majorities, however, were diminished slightly in both chambers (241-194
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