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What Helps Students Most?

With so many initiatives focused on trying to boost student achievement, practitioners often find it overwhelming to figure out what strategies work best for which students. That’s why the Forum is embarking on a project to bring together practitioners and researchers who have been funded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation Fund (i3).

Publishing Date: 
July 22, 2011

Improving Afterschool Quality: Tools that Work

Just how does an organization increase the quality of its afterschool programs? In Chicago, the answer was to adopt research-based quality improvement tools developed by the Weikart Center, a division of the Forum.

Publishing Date: 
July 22, 2011

Introduction to the Ready by 21 Strategies Webinar Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 3 PM ET

Ready by 21 is a set of innovative strategies 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.

Publishing Date: 
July 20, 2011

Forum Flash: June 2011

Forum Flash: Top Policy Leaders, Youth Coordinating Bodies, Boosting College Success

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June 17, 2011

Ready Partners: July 7, 2011

Ready Partners: Corp. Voices' impact, new youth newsletter, new Promise grants

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July 8, 2011

Forum Developing Tool to Improve After-School Program Quality

Washington, D.C. – A new tool is on the way to help providers and funders improve the quality of out-of-school time services.

Publishing Date: 
July 22, 2011

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.

Publishing Date: 
June 16, 2011