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Evidence in Action: The Bard Early Colleges and a Broadened Vision of Educational Opportunity

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 and spotlights effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and to
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STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Federal Budget and Appropriations Process: Evidence and Innovation

The following post was written by, Jessica Crawford, Director of Strategic Partnerships at America Forward, and Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs at America Forward. In the first two blog posts in this series, we have provided high level overviews of both the Federal budget and appropriations processes and America Forward’s funding priorities in the context of these processes. To
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The Federal Budget and appropriations process: America Forward Funding Priorities

The following post was written by, Jessica Crawford, Director of Strategic Partnerships at America Forward, and Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs at America Forward. In our first blog post in this series, we shared a brief overview and current status of the federal budget and appropriations process. In today’s post, we will discuss how America Forward’s funding priorities fit
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How to Build a Stronger Talent Pipeline

The following blog post was written by Elyse Rosenblum, Principal, Grads of Life Earlier this month, President Obama announced that the White House and the U.S. Department of Labor and Department of Education would nearly double last year’s budget request to support young Americans who are out of school and out of work. By proposing $5.5 billion for summer jobs,
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Innovation Funds and Investing in What Works

From Left to Right: Deborah Smolover, Executive Director, America Forward; Deb DeSantis, President and CEO, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH); Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs, America Forward; Monica Beglau, Retired Executive Director, eMINTS National Center; David Anderson, Director of Evidence-Based Policy, Laura and John Arnold Foundation; Jeremy Ayers, Vice President of Policy, Results for America. The following post was
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