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Following | Blue Meridian Partners, Capital Aggregation | July 5, 2017

Tiny Grants and Low Tolerance for Risk Have Paralyzed Foundations

An op-ed in The Chronicle of Philanthropy by colleagues at New America Foundation’s Bretton Woods II urges grantmakers to embrace more effective ways to deploy philanthropic capital.

via www.philanthropy.com

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