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Bringing Off-Track Youth Into the Center of High School Reform: Lessons and Tools from Leading Communities

Bringing Off-Track Youth Into the Center of High School Reform: Lessons and Tools from Leading Communities Leaders in high school policy and practice confront the dual challenge of significantly improving their graduation rates while simultaneously…

April 1, 2021
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Dollars and Sense: How "Career First" Programs Like Year Up Benefit Youth and Employers

Dollars and Sense: How "Career First" Programs Like Year Up Benefit Youth and Employers Despite earning a high school diploma or GED, millions of young people across the United States are stuck. Unable to continue…

April 1, 2021
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Young Adult Talent Development Network

The Young Adult Talent Development Network is comprised of leaders of more than 35 national and local organizations that are leaders in young adult talent development and employer engagement. The Young Adult Talent Development Network…

September 12, 2019
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Early Warning Indicators and Segmentation Analysis

Early Warning Indicators and Segmentation Analysis The Early Warning Indicators and Segmentation Analysis report is a technical guide on data studies that inform dropout prevention and recovery. The High School Graduation Initiative (HSGI) awards discretionary…

July 16, 2018
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Health Care Pathways for Opportunity Youth: A Framework for Practitioners and Policymakers

Health Care Pathways for Opportunity Youth: A Framework for Practitioners and Policymakers To address a slowly recovering economy and a health care system expanding coverage to over 30 million new patients, the health care industry…

July 16, 2018
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Spreading Innovation through Collective Impact

Spreading Innovation through Collective Impact Many community and civic leaders are turning to collective impact as a way of addressing critical social and economic issues within communities. This approach is proving to be a particularly…

June 11, 2018
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Expanding Opportunity and Outcomes for Young Men of Color

Expanding Opportunity and Outcomes for Young Men of Color In America, young men of color face numerous barriers to achieving higher education and gaining skills needed to succeed in the job market. At Jobs for…

May 30, 2018
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Creating Pathways to Employment: The Role of Youth/Industry Partnerships in Preparing Low-Income Youth and Young Adults for Careers in High-Demand Industries

Creating Pathways to Employment: The Role of Youth/Industry Partnerships in Preparing Low-Income Youth and Young Adults for Careers in High-Demand Industries The National Fund for Workforce Solutions and JFF launched the Youth/Industry Partnership Initiative (YIPI)…

May 22, 2018
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Framing the Opportunity: Eight State Policy Recommendations that Support Postsecondary Credential Completion for Underserved Populations

Framing the Opportunity: Eight State Policy Recommendations that Support Postsecondary Credential Completion for Underserved Populations To reestablish the US’s place among nations with high postsecondary completion rates—a distinction it’s lost in recent years—states are actively…

May 14, 2018

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