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|Credentialed by 26, High Expectations & Strong Supports Yield Postsecondary Success||
High Expectations and Strong Supports Yield Postsecondary Success is the second installment in the Forum for Youth Investment’s Ready by 21, Credentialed by 26 series. This new brief demonstrates that it is in fact possible to insulate the education pipeline for older, vulnerable youth, by providing the supports necessary for their success.
|Credentialed by 26, Insulating the Education Pipeline to Increase Postsecondary Success||
The first in a new Ready by 21, Credentialed by 26 series, this issue brief explores why postsecondary completion is an important goal and looks at how the U.S. is currently faring. It identifies partners that need to be mobilized and policy approaches that need to be enacted in order to significantly increase completion rates and help more young people successfully transition to adulthood.
|Credentialed by 26, When Working Works: Employment & Postsecondary Success||
Balancing work and school can hinder a young person’s success in higher education. However, the opposite can also be true: Good jobs facilitate student persistence and completion. So what does it look like when working works for students? That’s what we need to understand in order to transform employment opportunities into drivers of student success.
|Delaware: The Office of the Budget -- Strategic Planning Guidelines||
The Office of the Budget recognizes that it is important to provide agencies with a flexible management tool to assist in identifying and achieving agency goals and objectives. The strategic plan is a management tool. Strategic planning is a long-term, future-oriented process of assessment, goal setting, and decision making that maps an explicit path between the present and a vision of the future — usually three to five years.
|Des Moines, IA: Des Moines Youth Advisory Board||
The Youth Advisory Board serves the Des Moines City Council, providing a voice for youth in city government. The Mission of the City of Des Moines Youth Advisory Board is to improve community through youth involvement.
|Directions to the Cady-Lee House||
The Cady-Lee House (www.cadylee.org) is located at 7064 Eastern Avenue NW on the southeast corner of Piney Branch Road and Eastern Avenue in Takoma, D.C., adjacent to Takoma Park, Maryland.
|Disconnected Data Means Disconnected Youth||
Fragmented data systems result in wasted resources; we are letting young people fall through
|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.
|Don’t Stop Collaborating – Just Stop Creating New Collaboratives||
Many states and communities have multiple task forces, partnerships and councils working on overlapping youth issues, from bullying to pregnancy to dropouts. This policy brief calls attention to the problem of collaboration overload, and suggests ways to tackle it. Check out these tips for working collaboratively without creating redundancy.
|Dropout Prevention Summit Planning Guide||
The America’s Promise Alliance is supporting 50 state and at least 50 city Dropout Prevention Summits to be held by 2010. The purposes of the Dropout Prevention Summits are many, but the primary intention is to increase public awareness of the dropout and college-readiness crisis.