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Momentum for evidence-based policies appears to be reaching new heights, which brings both good news and challenges for advocates, practitioners and policymakers.
All youth in Ogden, Utah have plenty of expanded learning opportunities to choose from this summer - here are some of the ways youth can stay engaged on their summer ...
On June 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education hosted a discussion about how students are working to effect change in their school districts by making their ...
Few adults could imagine kids wanting to go to school on the weekends but at select community schools in Hartford, students and families are doing just that.
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In the past three years, school and community leaders have worked strategically to grow afterschool programming in 11 of New Haven’s schools, resulting in ...
afterschool alliance
An overview of actions by state legislators for afterschool and summer learning in summer 2013.
To maintain a continuity of support for students, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) have opened their school buildings to families, communities, and partners, even when ...
Boston Mayor's Youth Council
The Boston Mayor's Youth Council has created a lot of awesome projects that are making a difference in the lives of youth in Boston, Massachusetts. 
One Stone
One Stone is doing great things for communities in Idaho. Check out their story!
What the "fiscal cliff" and compromises will mean for children, youth and families.
Karen Pittman
Youth development expert Karen Pittman says we increasingly hear talk these days about youth engagement, but it remains underused in many others.
Three video highlights from former White House advisor Melody Barnes' speech on opportunity youth at the 2013 Ready by 21 National Conference.
Youth across the country are leading a movement for solutions to gun violence that work.
Jan's Corner
The sequester will have a real and potentially long-lasting impact on programs and on children and youth. Here's what we can do about it.
Opportunity Nation's innovative measuring system to analyze opportunity for youth in counties, cities and states.
February 19, 2013 Richard Murphy: A Tribute
Remembering a driving force behind the Harlem Children's Zone and a man who infused youth development into NYC policy and services.