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Introducing the Pipeline to the Public

Those looking for ways to introduce the concept of the Insulated Education Pipeline to the general public might find it useful to see how the Forum found an opportunity in The Washington Post.

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June 16, 2011

Helping Educators Get Kids Ready for College and Career Success

"Readiness" is in. But are educators prepared for the implications?

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June 16, 2011

Groundbreaking Research on State Coordination of Child and Youth Policies

While child and youth coordinating bodies such as Children’s Cabinets, P-20 Councils, and Early Childhood Councils are critical in providing seamless, effective and efficient services to children and youth, there is little research on them.

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June 15, 2011

Leaders Honored for Helping Youth be ‘Ready by 21’

June 8, 2011

Washington, D.C. – At a time when budget cuts are slashing into youth programs around the country, The Forum for Youth Investment today honored policymakers who are taking action to help prepare our nation’s young people for successful adulthood.

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June 8, 2011

Ready Partners: June 2, 2011

Ready Partners: Better School Instruction, the State of Afterschool, Helping Young Employees

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June 3, 2011

Affordable Care Act Grants Provide $100 Million to Create Healthier Communities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced the availability of over $100 million for up to 75 Community Transformation Grants. Created by the Affordable Care Act, these grants aim to help communities implement projects proven to reduce chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease, and thus reduce health disparities and lower health care costs.

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June 2, 2011

AASA Exploring Effective Use of Student Information Systems

The American Association of School Administrators (AASA) won a two-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve instructional planning and practice in schools.

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June 2, 2011

What is Positive Youth Development and How Does it Help?

Those who promote and carry out positive youth development are sometimes asked to explain what it is. Forum CEO Karen Pittman took on that task in a speech in Miami this month at the bi-annual Leadership Institute for Reclaiming Futures, a national initiative that helps young people who are in trouble with drugs, alcohol, and crime.

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May 19, 2011