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Research-Practice Learning Community Materials

Just launched: a new microsite on Research-Practice Partnerships, which we hope will become a “one-stop shop” for building and maintaining successful collaborations between researchers and practitioners in education. The site is a collaboration between the William T.

Continuous Quality Improvement in Afterschool Settings: Impact Findings from the Youth Program Quality Intervention

This study, Continuous Quality Improvement in Afterschool Settings: Impact Findings from the Youth Program Quality Intervention, shows how a cycle of assessing staff practices, planning based on the assessment and targeted training improves the quality of services delivered to young people.

Publishing Date: 
May 14, 2012

Aligning Policies, Increasing Impact Webinar, May 29, 2012 - 3 p.m.

May 29, 2012 - 3:00 pm to May 29, 2012 - 4:00 pm
Contact Info: Kiley Bednar | (202)-207-3722 | kiley@forumfyi.org

Do you ever feel like well-intentioned people around you are working hard but, to borrow a cliché, it looks like the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing?

Publishing Date: 
May 14, 2012

Connecting the Dots: Data Sharing in States and Communities to Better Connect Youth Services Webinar, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 3 PM ET

Data sharing: It's an important topic, given the myriad systems that house information about our communities. Whether you are a teacher, service provider, parent or policymaker, aligned and connected data can have a powerful impact on how you work with young people individually and how you help all youth in your community achieve their best outcomes.

Publishing Date: 
March 13, 2012

College and Career Readiness

Karen Pittman, Co-founder of the Ready by 21 National Partnership asks: Even if students graduate, are they really equipped for the next stage?

Publishing Date: 
June 11, 2010

Establishing a Balanced Set of Goals: Guiding the Way Webinar, March 27, 2012 3 PM ET

Featured Speaker: Suzanne Hershey, Senior Fellow, the Forum for Youth Investment and former Facilitator of the Ready by 21 Initiative, Austin, Tex.

Publishing Date: 
February 29, 2012

Engaging Key Stakeholders: Chattanooga Connections Webinar--Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 3 PM ET

Featured Speakers: Linda McReynolds, United Way of Greater Chattanooga and Lesley Scearce, On Point, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Publishing Date: 
February 28, 2012

What's in Your Cabinet?

In the face of budget cuts that threaten to erode crucial supports for children and youth, some state agencies have found a promising mechanism for increasing efficiency while maintaining or even improving supports for young people: Children’s Cabinets.

Publishing Date: 
February 16, 2012