July edition of Youth Policy News
In order for community partnerships to have a positive impact on young people's lives, federal policies need to support comprehensive, place-based interagency efforts.
In the fall of 2011, the U.S. Department of Education established a waiver process to help states obtain additional flexibility in meeting No Child Left Behind Act performance standards. The "optional flexibility" choice, also known as Waiver 11, captured the attention of leaders in education agencies, schools and community-based organizations.
Discover how policy decision makers benefit from shared information systems. Learn new strategies for addressing common barriers to state data sharing. Get a first-hand account of how to put the right data safely into the hands of service providers.
This webinar will focus on the transition to adulthood and in particular, the importance of postsecondary completion as a critical goal for communities to focus on.
Ready by 21 is a strategy that helps communities improve the odds that all youth will be ready for college, work, and life. Ready by 21 meets leaders where they are, challenges them to think and work differently, and helps them progress further and faster to deliver results for youth.
This interactive session provided an overview of the Results-Based Accountability (RBA) approach to measuring and improving the performance of organizations and community quality-of-life in a way that aligns with the Ready by 21 strategies.
Business leaders and educators must create meaningful, successful, and long lasting partnerships to ensure that all youth are ready for college, work and life. Collaboration between business and education can ensure that students graduate high school equipped with the skills necessary to thrive in the workplace, post-secondary education and life.