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February 27, 2015 / Press Releases

Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement today after Congressional lawmakers adopted a bipartisan amendment authorizing the use of pay for success financing for teacher and principal training programs. The amendment to H.R.5, legislation that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA,) passed by voice vote.

January 28, 2015 / Press Releases

Today, following the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s reporting out of the bipartisan Strengthening Education through Research Act (SETRA), Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement praising lawmakers for taking bipartisan action to build and disseminate evidence on what works in education and for using data to improve federal programs.

November 19, 2014 / Press Releases

Today, following the President’s signing of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization Act, Results for America managing partner Michele Jolin issued the following statement. Jolin praised a provision in the legislation that would set aside .5% of funds for evaluating programs to improve the access to, quality, and safety of childcare services, calling it a “Moneyball” approach to government that improves outcomes for young people, their families, and communities.

November 17, 2014 / Press Releases

Today, following the passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act in the Senate, Results for America managing partner Michele Jolin issued the following statement. Jolin praised a provision in the legislation that would set aside .5% of funds for evaluating programs to improve the access to, quality, and safety of childcare services, calling it a “Moneyball” approach to government that improves outcomes for young people, their families, and communities.

September 18, 2014 / Press Releases

Results for America, an initiative of America Achieves, announced today that ten new mayors support the Moneyball for Government principles and are now Moneyball for Government All-Stars. The mayors’ continued commitment to a “what works” agenda is a sign of how a growing number of local leaders nationwide are increasingly using data, evidence and evaluation to improve outcomes for their residents.