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1,760 Education Must Focus on Competence, Not Outdated Traditions

In this dual blog posting, the Forum’s Karen Pittman and Stephanie Malia Krauss weigh in on an article about competence-based vs. traditional education. Pittman and Krauss reflect on their own experiences and offer suggestions on how schools can break free from the status quo.

 

1,757 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.

1,737 Ready Partners: June 2, 2011

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

1,676 The Right Kind of Opportunity for Youth

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

1,665 Ready Partners: April 7, 2011

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

1,652 Ready Thoughts: September 2011

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

1,612 Forum Flash - January 20, 2010

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

1,486 Ready Thoughts: March 24, 2011

Ready Thoughts: Improving Our 'Collective Impact'

1,442 Ready Partners: February 3, 2011

Ready Partners: Mentoring, Federal Youth Policy, Ready by 21 and the 40 Assets....

1,406 Forum Flash: May 19, 2011

Forum Flash: Improving Youth Services, Zero Tolerance, Youth Voice in the White House