We are thrilled to announce we will be going to Seattle for the 8th annual Ready by 21 National Meeting, April 23-25, 2019. We hope you will join us!



Ready by 21 Case Study: Austin, TX

This is a story about how a community built a state-of-the-art online tool to map and track youth services. Community leaders in Austin are using this tool to improve services and make them more accessible to families in need.

Publishing Date: 
March 2, 2011

Texas: Legislative Budget Board Budget and Performance Assessments: State Agencies and Institutions, Fiscal Year 2005

These Legislative Budget Board (LBB) summary reports, Budget and Performance Assessments of State Agencies and Institutions, are designed to address the Legislature’s need for useful and timely Texas government budget and performance information.

Publishing Date: 
December 15, 1999

Texas: State Auditor's Office Guide to Performance Measure Management

The State's performance measurement system is an integral part of agency and statewide planning and budgeting structures, evaluations and decision-making processes, and accountability systems. As such, it requires close, consistent, and coordinated attention in order to maintain its integrity and usefulness over time.

Publishing Date: 
December 15, 2006

Texas: Relating to School Attendance of a Child Placed in Substitute Care

If the department takes possession of a child under Chapter 262 during the school year, the department shall ensure that the child returns to school not later than the third school day after the date an order is rendered providing for possession of the child by the department, unless the child has a physical or mental condition of a temporary and remediable nature that makes the child's attenda

Publishing Date: 
July 15, 2003

The Forum Launches new Website!

In conjuction with the National Launch of Ready by 21, the Forum unveiled a new Web site.  Designed to be user-friendly, easy to navigate, and packed with content, this new platform is designed to provide you everything you need to know to advance your efforts to ensure that young people are ready for college, work and life.  We look forward to hearing your feedback!

Publishing Date: 
February 27, 2008