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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

The Every Student Succeeds Act: How ESSA Advances on Learner-Centered Education

Posted by Lexi Barrett on Dec 11, 2015 1:50:16 PM


The following post was written by Lexi Barrett, America Forward's Policy Director.

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Tags: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, iNACOL, KnowledgeWorks, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, Pay For Success, President Barack Obama, Reimagine Learning Fund, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Council of Chief State School Officers, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Lexi Barrett, venture philanthropy

America Forward Tweetstorms ESSA Passage

Posted by Admin on Dec 10, 2015 12:00:08 PM


Yesterday, the Senate passed the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), paving the way for President Obama to sign the most important piece of education legislation of the last decade (see America Forward's statement here). America Forward's staff and leaders from the 70+ innovative organizations in the America Forward Coalition worked incredibly hard over the last year to help shape ESSA. Below are some insightful tweets from America Forward Policy Director Lexi Barrett, who spent the last ten years working on education policy in Congress and the White House, and her colleagues.

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Tags: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, K-12 education, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, S.1177, Senate, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Deborah Smolover, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Lexi Barrett, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "No Child Left Behind Rewrite Passes House Easily" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 8, 2015 2:21:21 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Arne Duncan, Chicago, education, Jeff Walker, Jeffrey Walker, LinkedIn, MindShift, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, NPR, philanthropy, President Barack Obama, Senate, Social Innovation News, digital games, Education Secretary, Educators 4 Excellence, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, StoryCorps, Fallout, Grand Theft Auto, HuffPostEd, "I Have a Dream" Foundation, Lawanda Crayton, Personalized Task, Shakespeare Elementary School, Skyrim, World of Warcraft

The Every Student Succeeds Act: Overview of America Forward’s Priorities

Posted by Lexi Barrett on Dec 4, 2015 1:56:03 PM


The following post was written by Lexi Barrett, America Forward's Policy Director.

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Tags: bipartisan, education, Education Task Force, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, i3, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, Pay For Success, Personalized Learning, Senate, America Forward Coalition, Education Innovation, esea, ESEA Policy Platform, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Policy, venture philanthropy, 21st Century Community Learning Center Program

Take 5: "Recipe For A New School: Add Great Teachers" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 23, 2015 9:54:42 AM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Brooklyn, Charter Schools, Congress, HuffPot, Match Education, MindShift, Mistakes, NCLB, New York City, No Child Left Behind, NPR, Organizations, Reimagine School Systems Fund, Social Innovation News, 501(C)(3), Amplify Blog, Charter, learning, Taylor Delhagen, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital, Third Sector Capital Partners, Urban Charter Schools, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Using Design Thinking to Eradicate Poverty Creation" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 1, 2015 3:23:21 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Afterschool Programs, Arne Duncan, bipartisan, Child Development, Congress, Design Thinking, Education World, John Boehner, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Los Angeles Unified School District, Mandatory Prison Sentences, Maryanne Wolf, MindShift, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, Poverty, Poverty Creation, Senate, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, STEM, STEM Education, Amplify Blog, CJS, Criminal Justice Reform, Dyslexia, Education Secretary, Global Poverty, National Press CLub, Prison Sentences, The New York Times, The Washington Post, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "The Debate Over Free Community College" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 28, 2015 3:10:31 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, K-12, Mayors, NCLB, No Child Left Behind, Oregon, President Barack Obama, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Tennessee, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Community College, Early Learning, EdSource, esea, John A. Boehner, Social Innovation Fund, Speaker John A. Boehner, The New York Times, U.S. Mayors, US Conference of Mayors, USCM, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Life After No Child Left Behind" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 10, 2015 12:54:01 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Be the Change Inc. City Year, education, GED, Health, High School, High School Diploma, Nation Service, NCLB, New York University, No Child Left Behind, NPR, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Alan Khazei, Amplify Blog, Civic Enterprises, Cleveland, Cleveland.com, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Federal Education Law, John Bridgeland, University of Colorado, University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll, venture philanthropy, white house, White House Tech Advisor