Medicaid funds can serve as a sustainable source of funding for states to support youth health and mental health. That is, if states maximize its potential. Learn about three ways states have maximized the use of Medicaid to support youth-serving systems.
Discover how Positive Youth Development (PYD) powers leadership, self-confidence, and strong relationships, leading to improved health, education, and job prospects. While widely embraced, PYD lacks a federal definition, causing inequities in outcomes across programs and states. Explore 4 states that define PYD and their common elements in this blog.
State Efforts to Track Workforce Outcomes: Lessons Learned in Pursuit of a National Longitudinal Database
Discover how 40 states are using State Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) to shape education policy, track student readiness, and improve workforce outcomes. Explore real-world examples from Connecticut's P20 WIN, Indiana's Performance Management Hub, and Kentucky’s Center for Statistics, and learn why a national longitudinal database is the future of informed policymaking in education and beyond.