Place-based education and community change interventions such as Promise Neighborhoods face distinct challenges designing and executing high-quality evaluations. Because these efforts attempt to create population-level change by using a comprehensive continuum of cradle-to-career programming,...
Case managers are a central component of Promise Neighborhoods, a US Department of Education–funded grant program that provides cradle-to-career services and supports to marginalized young people and families. This brief explores the role of case managers, who coordinate delivery of services and...
This brief highlights Promise Neighborhoods grantees that are developing partnerships to extend their impact beyond their neighborhoods to the state level. We explore how partnerships in California and Minnesota have established shared goals, invested their time and resources to achieve their goals...
This brief summarizes findings and recommendations from a needs assessment undertaken to help Promise Neighborhood grantees and their technical assistance partners understand how the sites are approaching sustainability. We also review the financial landscape of Promise Neighborhood grantees.
In this presentation, Los Angeles PN (YPI) shares information on improving academic competencies. They share how they use data to drive goals, adapting to students' needs, and developing target solutions.
This presentation explores school readiness research and the best practices and trends impacting school readiness. It also Introduces First 5 LA's ECE strategy.
This brief asserts how a focus on results can enhance the federal initative. It shares a collaboration between PNI, HCZ, and CSSP to propose that the central focus of PN should be on achieving a set of results for poor children and families.
In this presentation, Hayward PN highlights their focus on Desired Results System Process for Continuous Improvement. This process provides structure and tools for recording individual child's development and documenting progress.
In this presentation, Berea College provides tips for encouraging positive post-secondary education transition and success. They share how to build a college-going culture and provide transition supports.
This brief shares how DCPNI's partner National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) has helped communities build capacity around data to advance work in place-based initiatives.