Elizabeth Gaines

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

Publishing Date: 
February 26, 2014

Oregon: Linking State and Local Policy Planning: Oregon's Approach to Untangling the Web of Services for Youth and Families

Around the country, states are making strides to coordinate youth policies and align programs, services and funding. In many ways they are ahead of federal efforts to do the same. In order for systems to flow seamlessly, however, communities must play a direct role in assessing their own needs, making recommendations for improvements, and shaping the flow of resources.

Publishing Date: 
December 15, 2005