Institute for Child Success

Budget Debate: Preserving Innovation Funding for the Social Sector

Over the next few weeks Congress will be debating funding limits for federal programs for this current federal fiscal year. Lots of factors will be weighed when determining funding levels for both the defense and non-defense sectors and across programs such as health, education, and housing. If Congress is serious about being more outcomes-based and evidence-driven in how it makes

Send America Forward to SXSWedu!

85% is the amount of a child’s brain that is developed by age 5. 300 million is the number of fewer words that children from low-income families have been exposed to by age three, compared to their more affluent peers. Billions is the amount of money that it costs the nation in remedial and special education, unemployment, and in too

America Forward: Expanding Focus of Pay for Success in Early Learning

[caption id="attachment_9230" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Left to Right: Nicole Truhe of America Forward, Chris Ellis of United Way of Salt Lake, Gary Glickman of Accenture, Jeremy Keele of University of Utah Policy Innovation Lab and Bryan Boroughs of Institute for Child Success presenting a panel entitled: Policy and Legislative Issues for Early Childhood PFS.[/caption] Earlier this week America Forward had the