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Youth Policy News - April 2014

April edition of Youth Policy News

2014-04-21
Needed: More Better Learning Time

What image comes to mind if I ask you to imagine students learning? Young people in small groups focusing on projects they designed?

2014-04-10
Youth Policy News - March 2014

March edition of Youth Policy News

2014-03-21
Youth Policy News - February 2014

February edition of Youth Policy News

2014-02-28
Ready by 21 State Policy Survey 2013

The Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. is the nation's only survey of state child and youth policy coordinating bodies (e.g., children's cabinets, early childhood councils and P-20/P-16 education councils.) The survey assesses coordinating bo

2014-02-26
The Right Kind of Opportunity for Youth

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

2014-01-31
Education Must Focus on Competence, Not Outdated Traditions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.

 

2014-01-23
From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes

Everyone who runs a youth program believes in their hearts that their program helps kids – but in their heads, they know they need convincing data to prove it. This guide from the Forum for Youth Investment – From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes – updated from 2011, is here to help them get it.

2014-01-22
'Unschooling' and Readiness for Success: A Disconnect

We know that America’s education system needs to be revamped, but is the answer to “unschool” our young people? Disturbingly, some people think so.

2014-01-13
Youth Policy News - January 2014

January edition of Youth Policy News

2014-01-10