Resources

The Promise Neighborhoods Training and Technical Assistance team, the U.S. Department of Education, Promise Neighborhoods grantees, and key technical assistance partners have produced written guidance, tools, and videos about how to launch and manage a successful cradle-to-career pipeline of solutions and strategies for early learners, students, and families in economically distressed communities. Resources appear in the order they were added with the most recent additions first.

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Cradle to Career

Find resources related to the four pipeline areas: Early Childhood, Kindergarten to Grade 12, College and Career, and Family and Community Supports

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TOP 10 MOST USEFUL RESOURCES

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Sustaining a Promise Neighborhood

Learn about sustaining Promise Neighborhoods from grantees and others with expert guidance and reflections.

Results (91)

Results and Indicators for Children: An Analysis to Inform Discussions About Promise Neighborhoods

Author: ChildTrends | Year of Publication: 2009

This 2009 report recommends 21 results and accompanying indicators for Promise Neighborhoods. The authors detail existing key data sources, results, and suggested indicators focused on improving health, development, and education of children.

Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Data Data Collection

Focusing on Results in Promise Neighborhoods: Recommendations for the Federal Initiative

Author: Promise Neighborhoods Institute | Year of Publication: 2009

This discussion paper is jointly authored by the Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ), PolicyLink, and the Center for the Study of Social Policy, with contributions by Child Trends.

Data Collection Family Supports K-12 Academic Performance Program Delivery/Partners

Choosing a Data System for your Promise Neighborhood

Author: Promise Neighborhoods Institute | Year of Publication: No date

To build a strong Promise Neighborhood and be well positioned to seek funding and demonstrate success, communities should incorporate a robust data collection and evaluation plan into their work. Communities seeking federal funding will need to meet U.S. Department of Education requirements, but all communities should use a comprehensive data system to collect and organize data, and help inform decision-making.

Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Data Data Collection Data Management Systems Data Security and Confidentiality

Using Data to Make a Difference: Keys to Success

Author: Promise Neighborhoods Institute | Year of Publication: No date

This fact sheet provides tips and resources for Promise Neighborhoods to effectively approach data. It contains best practices on data collection and sharing and use of information to document community needs, design solutions, and monitor progress.

Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Data Data Collection Data Management Systems Parent and Community Engagement

Why Promise Neighborhoods are Keeping Score

Author: PolicyLink | Year of Publication: No date

This brief discusses the purpose behind using results-based approaches on initiatives like Promise Neighborhoods. It presents Clear Impact's contribution to data collection and results focused on Promise Neighborhoods operations.

Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Data Data Collection Data Management Systems

Aligning for Impact: Connecting Promise Neighborhoods and the Cradle-to-Career Civic Infrastructure

Author: PolicyLink | Year of Publication: No date

The Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink and the Strive National Network collaborated to produce this fact sheet on strategies for aligning Promise Neighborhoods and cradle-to-career civic infrastructure efforts in communities.

Community Engagement Data Collection Parent and Community Engagement

PNI Peer Learning Tool

Author: Promise Neighborhoods Institute | Year of Publication: No date

Recognizing that communities themselves are an important source of expertise and support for community change work, the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink (PNI) created this tool to assist leaders and staff of Promise Neighborhoods from across the country in connecting with one other.

Early Childhood Education K-12 Academic Performance Post-Secondary Success Program Delivery/Partners

Evidence-Based Practice: A Primer for Promise Neighborhoods

Author: Promise Neighborhoods Institute | Year of Publication: No date

This fact sheet discusses evidence-based practices, including the following:

  • Why is evidence-based practice Iimportant?
  • What kind of evidence makes a program “evidence-based”?
  • Is an evidence-based program appropriate for your community?
  • How to frame the evidence for your proposed programs

Data Collection Data Management Systems Staffing, Organization & Leadership

Technical Assistance Self-Assessment Tool

Author: Promise Neighborhoods Institute | Year of Publication: No date

This self-assessment tool contains several categories and, within each category, a set of statements communities can use to assess their current plan and capacity for developing a strong Promise Neighborhoods implementation plan. The results of this assessment will assist communities in identifying their strengths, the particularly challenging parts of the planning process, and the areas that need the most technical assistance to complete the plan.

Data Collection Family Supports Parent and Community Engagement Staffing, Organization & Leadership

Sustaining the Promise Neighborhoods Movement

Author: Promise Neighborhoods Institute | Year of Publication: No date

This presentation shares the collective impact of Promise Neighborhoods in improving results for children from cradle to career. It also highlights the role of the Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink in sustaining the Promise Neighborhoods movement.

Data Collection Early Childhood Education K-12 Academic Performance Staffing, Organization & Leadership