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Credentialed by 26, When Working Works: Employment & Postsecondary Success

Balancing work and school can hinder a young person’s success in higher education. However, the opposite can also be true: Good jobs facilitate student persistence and completion. So what does it look like when working works for students? That’s what we need to understand in order to transform employment opportunities into drivers of student success.

Publishing Date: 
November 29, 2011

Forum Flash: November 2011

Youth Organizing for Change, Creative Youth Programs and Lessons from Penn State

Publishing Date: 
November 17, 2011

Youth Organizing for Education Change

Should young people be considered actors in school change, or simply the recipients of changed schools? Growing evidence and our own experience in the field suggest the former. Youth-led efforts to create change in schools, districts and education policy are on the rise.
Publishing Date: 
November 15, 2011

Ready Partners: November 3, 2011

This weeks Ready Partners announces the launch of the Ready by 21 Leader Network and explores ways to involve your community in changing the outcomes for children and youth.

Publishing Date: 
November 11, 2011

Forum Flash: October 2011

OST Program Quality Measures, New Ready by 21 Presentation, Advancing Collective Impact

Publishing Date: 
October 21, 2011

From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes

Everyone who runs a youth program believes in their hearts that their program helps kids – but in their heads, they know they need convincing data to prove it. This guide from the Forum for Youth Investment – From Soft Skills to Hard Data: Measuring Youth Program Outcomes – updated from 2011, is here to help them get it.

Publishing Date: 
January 22, 2014

Forum Flash: September 2011

Flexible Federal Funds, More Youth Data, Quality Assessment Pays Off

Publishing Date: 
September 23, 2011