Take 5: "Report urges educators to integrate STEM in pre-K" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 23, 2017 3:41:08 PM

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

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Tags: Donald Trump, education, Education DIVE, Higher Education, K-12, Math, New Profit, NonProfit Quarterly, NPR, Pre-K, Social Innovation News, STEM, Digital Promise, eSchool News, Gathering of Leaders, Millennial Impact Fellow, President Trump, teaching, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, white house, Earl Childhood Education, Emily Hadley, National Science Foundation

Take 5: "Change The Odds" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 14, 2016 4:25:36 PM

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

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Tags: education, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, climate change, teaching, venture philanthropy, Veterans Day, white house

Take 5: "‘Islands’ That Separate Education Haves From Have-Nots" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 18, 2016 2:25:11 PM

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Tags: Beat the Odds Summit, Blue-Collar, Brookings, City Connects, Communities In Schools, Community Schools, EdBuild, Mashable, Mental Health, Michelle Obama, NPR, Poverty, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Achievement Gaps, Amplify Blog, Apple, Disability, Eye to Eye, first lady, Say Yes to Education, white house

White House Veteran Marco Davis Joins Venture Philanthropy Fund New Profit

Posted by Admin on Apr 19, 2016 10:33:07 AM

April 19, 2016 (Boston): Marco Davis, the Obama Administration’s former Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, has joined New Profit, the pioneering Boston-based venture philanthropy fund, as a Partner.

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Tags: announcements, Ashoka, CNCS, corporation for national and community service, National Council of La Raza, Opportunity Divide, President Barack Obama, September 11 National Day of Service and Remembran, Amplify Blog, Marco Davis, Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, New Profit Staff, Presidential, United We Serve, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, white house, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence f

America Forward: Federal budget and appropriations primer

Posted by America Forward on Mar 30, 2016 10:27:46 AM

The process for funding federal programs is complex. This five part blog series will provide a brief history and overview of the federal budget and appropriations process and will explain how America Forward’s education, workforce development, and Pay for Success and evidence-based policy priorities fit into this process.

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Tags: Congress, Congressional Budget Office, Continuing Resolutions, CR, education, Government Accountability Office, House Appropriations Committee, House Budget Committee, Medicaid, Medicare, Office of Management and Budget, Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Pay For Success, president, Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Budget Committee, the Senate, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Appropriations, Congressional Budget Act, Evidence-Based Policy Priorities, Federal Budget, Fiscal Year, Social Sector, SOTU, the House, United States Constitution, white house, workforce development

Take 5: "Dyslexia and the Wider World of Creativity and Talent" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 15, 2015 11:20:37 AM

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Tags: African American, bill and melinda gates foundation, Black Men, intelligence, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Mark Zuckerberg, MindShift, Pathways Out of Poverty, Philanthrocapitalism, Poverty, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Talent, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Alliance for Excellent Education, Amplify Blog, creativity, Dyslexia, EdSurge, Future Ready District Pledge, Future Ready Initiative, 'Future Ready' School Leader, public health, teaching, Technology, U.S. Department of Education, venture philanthropy, white house


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

Take 5: "What Mass Incarceration Looks Like for Juveniles " and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 11, 2015 3:12:27 PM

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Tags: incarceration, Mass Incarceration, New York City, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, The Mission Continues, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Universities, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Veterans Day, Washington DC, white house, In-State Tuition, Public Colleges, Juveniles, National Survey of Children's Health, Stars and Stripes

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Oct 22, 2015 1:35:43 PM

Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: ACF, Africa Business Fellowship, Breakfast, California, Child Nutrition Act, Christina Trampota, Elementary Schools, FoodCorps, History, Innovative Leader, K-12, KIPP, Latino Community, Leila Janah, Literature, MLT, Multilingual, Narratives, Organizations, Philanthropist, president, President Barack Obama, Rio Grande Valley, Samasource, ScholarJob, Seeds, silicon valley, St. Paul Public Schools, The Milken Institute, Accelerator Program, Administration for Children and Families, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, anet, AVANCE, CareMessage, College Advising Corps, College Summit, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, E4E, Edgar Gonzalez, Educators 4 Excellence, Entrepreneur, Federal, Financial Education, Four Vital Behaviors for Success and Sustainabilit, Generation, Maetzin Saenz, Michigan, New York, Read, Reading, School Lunch Program, Strive Masiyiwa, students, Technology, the African Leadership Network, The New York Times, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, venture philanthropy, vineet singal, Visa, white house, White House Town Hall on Educational Excellence fo, workforce development, YouthBuild, YouthBuild Charter School of California

Take 5: "Bringing Soul to the Work of Collective Impact" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 21, 2015 12:50:43 PM

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Tags: California, Charter School, Edgar M Gonzalez, incarceration, Latino, Latino Community, Nitesh Goel, Organizations, President Barack Obama, Rio Grande Valley, Sheriffs, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Aaron Feuer, Amplify Blog, AVANCE, Collective Impact, EdSurge, EdTech Accelerators, Grant Hosford, Police, Police Chiefs, Prison, Prison Roster, Prosecutors, Technology, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, white house, YouthBuild