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Linked Learning Convention 2015

Here are suggested materials and resources from the January 13, 2015 Panel Discussion on “Making Sense of Organizations and Resources”

 

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January 12, 2015

Competency Education Can Address Readiness Gaps - But Not Alone

Stephanie Krauss has seen up close the deep inequalities faced by many young people in under-resourced communities: through the experience of her brother, who attended one of the best public high schools in his state, versus the experience of students in the alternative high school that she ran, many of whom had attended "dropout factories." Krauss, senior fellow at the Forum for Yout

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January 9, 2015

Getting the Most Out of Afterschool Programs

High-quality programming can improve academic performance, social skills and individual responsibility while decreasing risky behavior and misconduct. That requires qualified staff - but how does a program explain the impact of staff training to the public, funders and other stakeholders?

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January 9, 2015

Building a Blueprint to Improve Youth Outcomes

As more communities recognize the need to develop an overarching plan to improve youth outcomes, one Virginia city is showing how to do it.

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September 30, 2014

Research or Evaluation: Which is for You?

Does your program or partnership need a researcher - or an evaluator? If you're not sure, you're not alone: Many program and partnership leaders would be hard-pressed to explain the difference.

 

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December 5, 2014

The Untapped Power of Youth Engagement

We increasingly hear talk these days about youth engagement, a popular youth-development strategy that has been successful in many places – but that remains underused in many others.

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April 22, 2013

Forum Creates Performance Partnerships Pilots Hub

The Forum had produced a website hub for P3 resources and information to help sites not only submit strong proposals, but also build the capacity of the partnerships to break down barriers and align efforts across departments.

 

View the hub now.

Publishing Date: 
November 25, 2014