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Following | Foster Care, Wendy's Wonderful Kids, Children's Home Society of NC | April 20, 2017

Rising Number of NC Teens Age Out of Foster Care

The Charlotte News & Observer describes how CHSNC is partnering with Wendy’s Wonderful Kids to help older kids find adoptive families.

via www.newsobserver.com

Following | Year Up, Employment | April 13, 2017

America Has to Close the Workforce Skills Gap

Writing in “Bloomberg View,” the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas cites Year Up’s community college-based program as the kind of public-private partnership that is essential to growing middle-class jobs.

via www.bloomberg.com

Following | Education, Talent Development Secondary, Evidence and Evaluation | March 14, 2017

How Boosting Education Research Could Revolutionize US Schooling

Diplomas Now co-founder Robert Balfanz argues in the Stanford Social Innovation Review that investing in evidence building is essential to education reform.

via ssir.org

Following | Nurse-Family Partnership | February 13, 2017

Scaling Up, Scaling Out

NFP’s Roxanne White and Goodwill Industries of Southern and Central Indiana VP Betsy Delgado describe in an Ascend at the Aspen Institute white paper how their organizations’ partnership expanded and improved a two-generation approach to overcoming poverty.

via youthtoday.org

Following | Justice and Crime, Center for Employment Opportunities | February 1, 2017

Ten Things You Should Know About Reentry in Philadelphia

Local facts and figures from Generocity illuminate the national challenge of reintegrating the formerly incarcerated into society and the economy.

via generocity.org