Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Carrie S. Cihak, Metro Transit’s Chief of Policy for King County, WA.


2020 Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence

Solving the urgent and complex challenges that are before the government today requires making investment decisions with the best information available. Using funds to build evidence grows the pool of good information. …


2020 Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence

Innovation is a critical component in the improvement of federal policies, practices, and programs. It is about finding transformative, evidence-informed practices to positively impact people and communities across the country with data-backed solutions. Innovative practices that, for example, improve federal service…


Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Krystafer Redden, Associate Chief of Staff for System Transformation for the Rhode Island Department of Education.


Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence

Establishing a common evidence framework is an important step in developing an evidence-based culture. By using a common evidence framework, agencies are able to provide systematic, agency-wide assessments of their activities and advance the adoption of evidence-based programs as a routine practice…


Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Melissa Schigoda, Director of the Office of Performance and Accountability for the City of New Orleans, LA.


By Ross Tilchin

Photo courtesy of Results for America’s What Works Media Project

As the United States emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, state and local leaders have an unprecedented opportunity to help their residents gain new skills, pursue higher education, and ultimately obtain higher-quality employment.

For many lower-income Americans in particular, community colleges have long provided a strong path to…


Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence

Data are powerful tools that federal agencies leverage as strategic assets to make data-driven and evidence-based decisions to deliver services, invest in programs, and ultimately enhance outcomes for residents. Foundational to effective use, analysis, and governance of data, agencies should have the…


Results for America Fellowship Alumni give five answers in five minutes. This month, we caught up with Lauren Sanchez Gilbert, Chief Executive Officer at BellXcel.


Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence

Performance management and continuous improvement are critical activities for the federal government in optimizing program and service delivery, driving budget decisions, and ultimately, building an organizational culture focused on improving results. …

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