Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Mary Marx, President and Chief Executive Officer for Pace Center for Girls.
Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Tina Walha, Director of Innovation & Performance for the City of Seattle, WA.
By Celeste Richie
In December, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released guidance for the Pay-for-Performance provisions (PFP) under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). While releasing this guidance is a big step, and one that the workforce system has been waiting for since WIOA was authorized in 2014, the guidance comes with opportunities and challenges.
While performance-based contracts and grants were already allowable, and even encouraged, under WIOA (and its precursor, WIA), one of the exciting components of PFP is the ability that Workforce Development Boards (WDB) have to set aside up to ten percent of WIOA funding…
Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Matt Klein, Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity) for the City of New York, NY.
A Quick Guide to Results for America’s Economic Mobility Catalog
By Maia Jachimowicz and Ross Tilchin
The race to approve COVID vaccines this year has highlighted the critical importance of rigorously testing medical interventions through clinical trials, helping us understand the benefits as well as any side effects before they are broadly administered to the public.
This same principle holds for social policy. Without tracking the performance of various public policies and programs and evaluating their impact, governments may be investing in costly initiatives that have little to no effect or, even worse, cause harm.
The need for evidence-driven policy…
Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Chris Woolard, Senior Executive Director for the Center for Performance and Impact for the Ohio Department of Education.
Launched in 2013, Results for America’s annual Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence (Federal Standard of Excellence) serves as a “north star” for how federal agencies and departments can consistently and effectively use data and evidence in budget, policy, and management decisions to achieve better outcomes for their residents.
The following Federal Standard of Excellence Agency Snapshots provide a glimpse into nine agencies’ evidence-based policy agenda. The Snapshots highlight key accomplishments and areas for future progress. …
By Kate Tromble
Under normal circumstances, 380,000 children are born to first-time mothers living in poverty every year. Many of these women face multiple health risks including: heart disease, depression, intimate partner violence, substance use, inadequate nutrition, and even death. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, 22% of women in the U.S. do not begin prenatal care as early as they should, with rates rising to 33% for African American and American Indian and Alaska Native women.
During the COVID-19 health crisis, which has profoundly changed family life across the country, families, particularly those families who have been…
Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Heather Boughton, Director of the Office of Research, Evaluation & Advanced Analytics for the Ohio Department of Education.
Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Gilbert Montaño, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of New Orleans, LA.
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