Turnaround for Children

Building Blocks for Learning

The following post was written by Pamela Cantor, M.D. and K. Brooke Stafford-Brizard, Ph.D. Adversity does not just happen to children, it happens inside them, through the biological mechanism of stress. It impacts health, behavior, and how they learn. For those familiar with toxic stress, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a study published in Pediatrics earlier this month
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America Forward’s Big #EdPolicy Day on Capitol Hill

Take 5: “Time to Upgrade from the Walkman in Education” and more…

Here's five social innovation links we are clicking on today: Amplify-New Profit Blog: America Forward Builds Momentum for Education, Pay for Success "It has been a busy couple of weeks for New Profit’s policy arm, America Forward, which advocates for innovative public policy that leads to better outcomes and more efficient use of resources." Read more about their amazing work
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Take 5: “Overcoming Poverty’s Damage to Learning” and more…

Here's five social innovation links we are clicking on today: Amplify-New Profit Blog: America Forward: Statement Applauding Senate Committee Passage of the Every Child Achieves Act "Members of the America Forward Coalition applaud the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for passing the bipartisan Every Child Achieves Act to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
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Friday Wrap Up: New Profit and its Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit and its portfolio organizations made this week: NEW PROFIT: New Profit Blog: President Obama Signs Critical Workforce Legislation America Forward and the America Forward Coalition applaud President Obama and Congress for working together on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. "Today, President Barack Obama signed into law the Workforce
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Friday Wrap Up: New Profit Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit portfolio organizations made this week: CURRENT PORTFOLIO ORGANIZATIONS: Forbes: Solving The Talent Crisis: The Case For A Collaborative Approach Forbes highlights the need for collaborative partnerships to solve the talent crisis and the opportunity divide, as evidenced by the great work of Year Up. "From the perspective of talent
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Friday Wrap Up: New Profit and its Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit and its portfolio organizations made this week: NEW PROFIT: FORTUNE: Trust the private sector, not Washington, to get job training right With Washington's job training being recognized as an "expensive, bureaucratic, ineffective mess", the private sector is taking the lead on workforce development. America Forward's Senior Policy Advisor, Shirley
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