Press Releases

June 27, 2016 / Press Releases

Results for America applauds and supports the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 because it allocates federal funds to evidence-based prevention services that will improve outcomes for children and families by reducing unnecessary foster care placements and improving child health and safety. By giving states flexibility to use federal foster care dollars for services that have been shown to work, such as parent training and home visiting, we can positively impact the health and safety of children and families.

June 13, 2016 / Press Releases

Today, Results for America announced 12 new cities selected to join the national What Works Cities initiative, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The addition of the new cities demonstrates the growing interest by local government leaders to use data and evidence to make better decisions and improve results for city residents.

April 18, 2016 / Press Releases

During an event today at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Results for America (RFA) unveiled its 2016 Federal Invest in What Works Index. The 2016 Index establishes a new standard of excellence for evidence-building at the federal level and highlights how federal leaders are using data and evidence effectively to drive budget, policy and management decisions, and ultimately improve lives.

March 30, 2016 / Press Releases

Results for America and the William T. Grant Foundation hosted a Capitol Hill forum today to identify how the federal government can help state and local governments build their capacity for evidence-based policymaking in the next five years. As the federal government continues to embrace data and evidence in its policies and programs, local and state governments must also enhance their own ability to build and use evidence to get better results for the people they serve.