This report highlights the methodology used to develop a neighborhood survey for residents of Astoria Houses to support Zone 126's (a PN) needs assessment and planning process. Zone 126 used results from the survey to inform the initiatives family and child-centered programming.
This report provides an example of a needs and segmentation analysis of a promise neighborhood. It is intended to provide an understanding of the needs of the community and to inform the continuum of strategies during PN implementation.
This report profiles the DC Promise Neighborhood (DCPNI) in Kenilworth-Parkside community. The report describes the community and education context, DCPNI and partner efforts and initiatives, and promising signs that progress is being made to improve the life chances of residents in Kenilworth-...
This Interview with the Urban Institute's Peter Tatian, following the release of the guidance document "Measuring Performance," discusses the challenges in quantifying the impact of a long-term, multifaceted program.
This document accompanies the Six Steps to Success: Collecting and Using Performance Data in Place-Based Initiatives. It is an anottated list of resources discussed in the brief "Six Steps to Success".
This brief summarizes six key steps for collecting and using data to track and improve the performance and results of major place-based initiatives. It draws on the twelve implementation grantees in the US Department of Education’s Promise Neighborhood initiative, as well as lessons learned from...
Preparing and Fielding High-Quality Surveys: Practical Strategies for Successfully Implementing Neighborhood and School Climate Surveys in Promise Neighborhoods
This report is intended to help with planning, management, and documentation for neighborhood and school climate surveys. The report provides example from PN sites that have had success with developing and fielding these surveys.
" This specification document details the format of Promise Neighborhood data to be collected for a data file to eventually be made available to researchers via restricted use license from the Department of Education (the Restricted Use Data File). The data include characteristics of persons and...
This report provides guidance on setting targets and final baselines. The report identifies several data sources, considerations, and methods to consider when setting and reporting targets.
Measuring Performance: A Guidance Document for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Data and Reporting Results
This guidance document recommends data collection strategies and data system structures to ensure Promise Neighborhoods can manage and produce measurable results. It provides examples of how to collect and measure data connected to each of the 15 Promise Neighborhood GPRA indicators.