Resources

Resources are ordered by the date they were added with the most recent additions first. The U.S. Department of Education, Promise Neighborhoods sites, and key technical assistance partners have produced written guidance, videos, webinars, and hands-on tools on how to launch and manage a successful cradle-to-career pipeline of services and supports for early learners, students, and families in economically distressed communities.

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.

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Promise Neighborhoods Restricted-Use Data Files: Technical Specification and Requirements

" 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...

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Promise Neighborhood Target Setting Guidance

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.

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Promise Neighborhoods Frequently Asked Questions

This fact sheet compiles questions and technical assistance requests from Promise Neighborhood Grantees since the release of the Guidance Document (February 2013). It accompanies the "Measuring Performance: A Guidance Document for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Data and Reporting Results"

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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.

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How to Evaluate Choice and Promise Neighborhoods

This brief provides a framework for designing evaluations for ED's Promise Neighborhoods and HUD's Choice Neighborhoods. The brief includes information on selecting key research questions, explores different research approaches, and recommends components an effective evaluation strategy.

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Beyond Lessons in the Field: Planning for Growth and Sustainability of Promise Neighborhoods - Keys to Success

This fact sheet provides resources and tips from the field about keys to success for growth and sustainability in PNs.

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Continually Improving Promise Neighborhoods: The Role of Case Management Data

This report provides information on performance measurement with a focus on reviewing case manadement data. It draws on an examples of the Harlem Children's Zone and the Northside Achievement Zone to show how case management data can be used.

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Making Good on a Promise: Working to End Intergenerational Poverty in Kenilworth-Parkside

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-...

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GPRA 2 Assessment Tools Resource Summary

This resource summarizes recent literature on the available assessment tools used for measuring age-appropriate functioning of 3-year-old and Kindergarten children who participate in the Promise Neighborhood's early childhood programs and target schools for Government Performance and Results Act (...

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