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AASA Executive Director Named Chair of Learning First Alliance

The Learning First Alliance, a partnership of 16 national education associations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Executive Director Dan Domenech as chair of its board of directors.

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August 4, 2011

New Guide for Community Collaboration

Communities across the country are forming leadership bodies to help improve outcomes for youth. But one group of stakeholders, the youth-serving sector, is often the least organized and least systematically represented of all.

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August 4, 2011

All-America Cities Awards Focuses on Reading

For communities wishing to be named an All-America City this year, reading will be fundamental.

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August 4, 2011

Communities for Change Symposium gets Underway

Looking to reach your goals related to youth and education? Communities across America are convening this week in Louisville to discuss how to do just that. The Communities for Change Symposium will provide local leaders with a better understanding about how to connect and mobilize community resources to track and manage change over time.

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August 4, 2011

America’s Promise Launches Fund to Combat Dropping Out

America’s Promise Alliance has launched a new philanthropic fund focused on solving the nation’s high school dropout crisis. The Grad Nation Community Impact Fund will provide grants to stimulate community engagement and investment to help transform the nation’s lowest-performing schools and surrounding communities.

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August 4, 2011

Ready by 21 Supports Promise Neighborhood Grant Applicants

Communities seeking federal Promise Neighborhood grants can get help from a new guide produced by the Forum for Youth Investment.

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August 4, 2011