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STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY June/July 2016

Posted by America Forward on Jul 14, 2016 1:27:06 PM


The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward’s Director of Government Affairs.

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Tags: Appropriations Committee, Bi-Partisan, California, Chicago, Congress, corporation for national and community service, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Ending Community Homelessness Coalition, Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab, House, House floor, Housing and Urban Development, HUD, Indiana, Jaymi Light, John Delaney, Katharine Abraham, Kim Wallin, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), Nicole Truhe, NOFA, Orrin Hatch, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Pay For Success, Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, President Barack Obama, Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless, Senate, Senate Labor-Health and Human Services-Education s, social impact, TANF, Tennessee, Allison Orris, America Forward Coalition, American Institutes of Research, Amplify Blog, Congressman Delaney, Department of Justice, DOJ, Dr. Bruce Meyer, Dr. Hilary Hoynes, Dr. Jeffrey Liebman, Dr. Latanya Sweeney, Dr. Paul Ohm, Dr. Robert Groves, Dr. Robert Hahn, Dr. Sherry Glied, Early Learning, Evidence-Based Policy Network, L-HHS-Ed bill, Michael Bennett, Mitch McConnell, New Mexico, Ron Haskins, Sam Aigner-Treworgy, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Third Sector Capital Partners, Todd Young, U.S. House, U.S. House of Representatives, United Way of Anchorage, University of Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, WIOA, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Xan Fishman

STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Posted by America Forward on May 2, 2016 10:51:35 AM




The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward's Director of Government Affairs.

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Tags: Bi-cameral, Bi-Partisan, Congress, DMS, Florida, Harvard Government Performance Lab, House, Housing and Urban Development, HUD, Institute for Child Success, Kim Wallin, Labor-Health and Human Services-Education, New Hampshire, Nicole Truhe, Office of English Language Acquisition, Paul Ryan, Pay For Success, president, President Barack Obama, Representative Paul Ryan, Republican, RFI, Senate, social impact, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Criminal Justice Reform, Delaware, Department of Education, Department of Management Services, Dr. Jeffrey Liebman, Dr. Robert Groves, Evidence-Based Policy Network, Evidence Based Policymaking Commission Act, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, public health, Senator Patty Murray, SIF, Social Impact Partnership Act, Social Innovation Fund, Social Problem Solving, Third Sector Capital Partners, University of Utah Sorenson Impact Center

STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Posted by America Forward on Mar 1, 2016 2:02:01 PM



The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward’s Director of Government Affairs.

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Tags: Bi-Partisan, CNCS, Congress, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Health Resources and Services Administration, House, Housing and Urban Development, HRSA, HUD, #NationalPFSDay, NCLB, Nicole Truhe, No Child Left Behind, NOFA, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Pay For Success, PFS, President Barack Obama, Senate, social impact, State of Play, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, DOJ, Early Comprehensive Childhood Systems Impact, Enterprise Community Partners, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Evidence-Based Policy Network, Evidence Based Policymaking Commission Act, public health, SIF, Social Impact Partnership Act, Social Innovation Fund, The Corporation for National and Community Service, venture philanthropy

STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Posted by Nicole Truhe on Dec 17, 2015 11:50:02 AM


The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward's Director of Government Affairs.

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Tags: at-risk children, at-risk youth, Bi-Partisan, CNCS, Congress, corporation for national and community service, education, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, House, House of Representatives, Housing and Urban Development, HUD, i3, Investing in Innovation, NCLB, Nicole Truhe, No Child Left Behind, Office of Justice Programs, P3, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Pay For Success, PFS, president, RFP, Senate, Title I, Academic Standards, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Department of Housing and Urban Development, education programs, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Evidence Based Policymaking Commission Act, Evidence Policy, FAST, Fixing America's Surface Transportation, New Profit Staff, Performance Partnership Pilots, public health, SIF, Social Impact Partnership Act, Social Innovation Fund, The Corporation for National and Community Service, Title IV, venture philanthropy, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

America Forward: ESEA Update

Posted by Lexi Barrett on Dec 2, 2015 10:43:23 AM


What is happening in Congress with ESEA?

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Tags: Congress, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Governors, House, No Child Left Behind, president, Senate, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, esea, ESEA Bill, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Lexi Barrett

AMERICA FORWARD: STATE OF PLAY OF PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE POLICY

Posted by Admin on Nov 16, 2015 2:32:12 PM


Since Congress returned in September from their recess, there has been much activity particularly as it relates to the budget and securing long-term funding for agencies and programs across government. Since there is so much in process with the possibility for resolution being reached in many areas in the coming weeks, America Forward has provided a synthesis of the major pieces of activity. In particular, there are five areas of legislation and appropriations authorities in the current Congress that would authorize new Pay for Success activity, continue to scale current work, and provide overarching support for the move to an evidence-based approach to policy and funding decisions.

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Tags: Bi-Cameral Legislation, Bi-Partisan, Congress, Continuing Resolution, CR, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, House, Housing and Urban Development, HUD, NDD, Nicole Truhe, NOFA, Non-Defense Discretionary, Pay For Success, Performance Partnership, PFS, Representative Paul Ryan, Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Orrin Hatch, social impact, Title I, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, DOJ, esea, Every Child Achieves Act, Evidence Based Policymaking Commission Act, Senator Patty Murray, Social Impact Partnership Act, Student Success Act, Teacher and School Leader Flexible Grant, The Department of Justice, Title II, Title IV, Transportation Housing and Urban Development Appro, venture philanthropy, white house

AMERICA FORWARD: STATE OF PLAY ON PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE POLICY

Posted by America Forward on Aug 12, 2015 10:42:52 AM


America Forward recently hosted its second Pay for Success and Evidence network call that brought together over 50 organizations and thought leaders interested in Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy. The purpose of the call was to provide an update on current federal legislative activity and to discuss prospects during this Congressional session for additional federal support.

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Tags: Congress, corporation for national and community service, House, Housing and Urban Development, HUD, legislation, Nicole Truhe, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Pay For Success, PFS, Rep. John Delaney, Rep. Todd Young, Representative Paul Ryan, Senate, Senator Ayotte, Senator Booker, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Orrin Hatch, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Appropriations, Evidence Based, Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission, Financial Services, Senator Patty Murray, Social Impact Partnership Act, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Labor, venture philanthropy

America Forward’s Friday ESEA Update  

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 17, 2015 9:27:08 AM


This week marks the beginning of new energy and action around the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). For more information check out some of our previous posts:
America Forward Hard at Work on ESEA
America Forward's Quick Reference ESEA Guide
America Forward's Senate ESEA Markup Preview
America Forward’s Wednesday ESEA Update
America Forward's Thursday ESEA Update

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Tags: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, House, Patty Murray, Senate, Senate HELP Committee, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, esea, Every Child Achieves Act, Lamar Alexander, Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committ