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1,969 The Right Kind of Opportunity for Youth

What happens when you give youth an opportunity? It all depends on the kind of opportunity. 

1,935 Arizona: Transitions -- Building Better Lives for Youth Leaving Foster Care

Arizona was among the first states to pass a transitional insurance program for youth aging out of foster care, thanks in part to the concerted efforts of the Children’s Action Alliance.

1,935 District/Community Alliances to Transform High Schools: Lessons Learned from California's High School Pupil Success Act

The High School Pupil Success Act (HSPSA), a unique public-private partnership between the State of California, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with additional support from the Walter S.

1,916 Ready Partners: June 2, 2011

Ready Partners: Better School Instruction, the State of Afterschool, Helping Young Employees

1,915 Moving an Out-of-School Agenda: Lessons and Challenges Across Cities Common Ground Excerpt

What are the common tasks facing cities committed to saturating their city with high quality out-of-school opportunities, available to every young person? While no list is definitive or complete, we identify ten critical tasks.

1,884 Investing in Youth Poll

Results from this national- and city-level poll show that adults place a high priority on after-school, job training, service-learning, recreation, arts and health care programs — ahead of other concerns like senior centers or tax breaks for new businesses, with 45 percent of respondents nationally saying these programs are a very high priority.

1,871 Ready Thoughts: September 2011

Ready for college, work, life...and the military?

1,828 College and Career Readiness

Karen Pittman, Co-founder of the Ready by 21 National Partnership asks: Even if students graduate, are they really equipped for the next stage?

1,822 Ready Partners: April 7, 2011

Ready by 21 Ideas, Graduation and Job Skills, the Value of Youth Programs

1,798 Forum Flash - January 20, 2010

Forum Flash: New information, Resources, Opportunities, Careers and Recent Events at the Forum for Youth Investment.