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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
Why Teaching is Harder than Rocket Science

While it may not be on their list to Santa, there’s one thing that every kid wants and needs:  a good teacher. Take time over the holidays to read this insightful and informative story from Ryan Fuller, a for

2013-12-20
YouthBuild Grads Stir Inspiration and Anger

The YouthBuild board of directors spent Friday morning at the Sasha Bruce YouthBuild Program in a very poor section of Washington, D.C. For two hours, we listened to six recent graduates talk about their pasts, their futures and the transformations they experienced because of the program and the commitment of the staff. 

2013-12-19
Youth Policy News - December 2013

December edition of Youth Policy News

2013-12-16
Youth Policy News - November 2013

November edition of Youth Policy News

2013-11-14
Youth Policy News - October 2013

October edition of Youth Policy News

2013-10-01
Ready Thoughts: September 2013

 Back to School, with Better Data

By Karen Pittman, President and CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment

 

2013-09-23
Youth Policy News - September 2013

September edition of Youth Policy News

 

2013-09-03