Format: 2014-08-27
the opportunity equation book
Karen Pittman, CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, explains the top 5 reasons to look out for Citizen School founder, Eric Schwartz's new book, 'The ...
The federal debt impacts the budget process and is used by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to justify spending levels. Advocates need to understand it. This ...
firstgen tweetchat
What’s working and what’s possible to help first-generation students succeed? AWESOME chat featuring Eric Waldo (Executive Director of Michelle ...
CJJ members
As the anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act draws near, read about young changemakers who are making a difference through the help of ...
Shearwater
There is a distinct gap between what it takes to make it to graduation and being ready for adulthood.
statue of liberty
With virtually no accountability for staff actions, the report concludes that the conduct of staff at Rikers violates the constitutional rights of adolescent inmates. ...
Tanya
ACEs or Adverse Childhood Experiences can provide insight into the impact of childhood exposure to abuse, neglect and household dysfunction. Learn how ...
chat
Add your voice to an August 6 Tweet Chat to identify innovative policies and practices that can improve first gen college success. Exchange insights about ...
karen pittman
John Gomperts, president and CEO of the America’s Promise Alliance; Karen Pittman, CEO and co-founder of the Forum for Youth Investment; and Sean Slade, ...
girl smiling
For kids in low-income neighborhoods after-school arts programming helps keep them off the streets and provides access to needed enrichment. Can it lower crime rates ...
safely home cover
For some youth, reauthorizing the JJDPA will mean the difference between a high school degree and a productive future or an arduous, expensive and wasteful path into ...
video sphere
September marks the 40th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA). SparkAction, Act 4 Juvenile Justice Campaign and partner ...
graduates
Disconnection from the societal anchor structures of school and work during the transition to adulthood has serious consequences for young people themselves as well ...
texting
A recent Education Week article explored a pilot texting programthat keeps graduating and graduated seniors on track for matriculating in their chosen colleges in the ...
Senator Cory Booker
This week, Senator Cory Booker  (D-NJ) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the REDEEM Act (The Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act) which ...