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Building Citywide Systems for Quality: A Guide and Case Studies for Afterschool Leaders

While an increasing number of afterschool providers have made quality improvement a priority, addressing quality in a systemic way is complicated: It requires research, planning, building consensus, developing resources, managing new processes and sometimes redefining old relationships.

Publishing Date: 
October 2, 2012

Leading the Leaders: What It Takes to Build an Overarching Leadership Council Webinar Recording

With various people and organizations playing unique roles in your community – focusing on particular issues, populations and geographic areas – someone needs to keep an eye on the big picture, connect the work of those groups and make sure there are no gaps. That’s why every successful Ready by 21 state or community has an overarching leadership council.

Publishing Date: 
August 28, 2012

White House Opportunity: Help Shape Performance Partnership Pilots on Disconnected Youth Webinar Recording

Publishing Date: 
October 2, 2012

Improving Outcomes for Disconnected Youth

That's the advice the Forum for Youth Investment gave the U.S. Department of Education as it sought input about effective practices and strategies to improve outcomes for disconnected youth. The department's Request for Information also asked about legislative and regulatory barriers that inhibit states and localities from serving this population as well as they could.

Publishing Date: 
August 14, 2012

2012 Children’s Cabinet Symposium

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Follow-Up Materials for the 2012 Children’s Cabinet Symposium held on July 16th and 17th in Washington, DC

2012 Children’s Cabinet Symposium

Race to the Top District Competition

Recommendations Submitted by the Forum for Youth Investment

Prepared by Thaddeus Ferber, June 2012

Publishing Date: 
June 13, 2012

Credentialed by 26 Series: Raising the Bar from Ready by 21 to Credentialed by 26: Highlights from Community and State Efforts

Anyone working to increase postsecondary success knows that aligning the work of various stakeholders and helping sectors work together is essential – and a new issue brief shows how leaders are making that happen on both the community and state levels.

Publishing Date: 
May 29, 2012