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The Five Things You Need to Know About the State of the Union Address

When will the President deliver the State of the Union?   Tonight, January 12th, at 9pm ET, President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union Address. The speech will be held in the U.S. Capitol in the House of Representatives Chamber. The speech is expected to last about an hour. The speech will be followed by a Republican

Take 5: “If You Could Build Any School, What Would You Build?” and more…

Here's five social innovation links we are clicking on today: Amplify-New Profit: America Forward: Expanding Focus of Pay For Success in Early Learning "Earlier this week America Forward had the opportunity to participate in the 2nd annual Early Childhood Social Impact Performance Advisors Conference. The event, co-hosted by Institute for Child Success, an America Forward Coalition member, and Ready Nation,

#CollegeOpportunity Day of Action

Yesterday, leaders in the realm of education joined the President, First Lady, and Vice-President at the White House College Opportunity Day of Action. This event is part of the President's plan to expand access to opportunity in America by preparing students for and to graduate from college. Some of New Profit's grantee partners --College Possible, College Advising Corps, iMentor and