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Take 5: "How Teachers Learn to Discuss Racism" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 9, 2017 5:08:04 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Congress, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, inequality, Inside Philanthropy, No Child Left Behind, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, President Barack Obama, Racism, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Education Secretary, Education Week, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Fast Company, John King, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, John B. King, No Child Left Behind Act, Trump Administration, Urban-Education Programs

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

Take 5: "The Importance of High-School Mentors" And More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 19, 2016 4:51:24 PM



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Tags: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Ford Foundation, inequality, KIPP, No Child Left Behind, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, LA Times, 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: Paying for Success in Education

Posted by Nicole Truhe on Dec 7, 2015 1:26:50 PM


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Tags: Congress, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Grants, Mental Health, Nicole Truhe, No Child Left Behind, Pay For Success, Title I, Academic Standards, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, At-Risk, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Federal Legislation, Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children, Student Support, Substance Abuse, Title IV

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

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