Results for America and our Invest in What Works coalition members helped develop and enact a new federal workforce development law that could shift $280 million toward evidence-based, results-driven workforce development solutions in FY16 and each year moving forward.
Results for America and our Invest in What Works coalition members strongly supported the creation of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking.
Results for America and our Invest in What Works coalition helped secure $39 million in federal funding for Pay for Success initiatives through the Social Innovation Fund and Second Chance Act programs.
Bloomberg Philanthropies’ today announced that its What Works Cities initiative has reached a critical benchmark: 55 mid-sized U.S. cities are now working to better use data and evidence to improve services for residents, inform local decision making, and engage citizens. All together these 55 cities come from 33 states, represent 19 million residents, and have annual budgets exceeding $63 billion.
Results for America (RFA) today officially launched Results for All, a global initiative focused on supporting the use of data and evidence by governments to improve lives around the world. This international effort seeks to promote a dialogue and exchange of ideas about the mechanisms – specific policies, processes and practices – governments are putting in place to advance evidence-informed governance.
Results for America commends the U.S. House of Representatives for taking bipartisan action to use data and evidence to improve the career and technical education of our nation’s students. We applaud the inclusion of an evidence-based innovation fund and Pay for Success provisions in the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.