Press Releases

December 10, 2015 / Press Releases

Today, Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin, issued the following statement after President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. The ESSA replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, the current iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and invests heavily in evidence-based solutions. The ESSA could help shift more than $2 billion in federal education funds, each year for the next four years, toward building and investing in what works so that students can succeed.

October 22, 2015 / Press Releases

Results for America (RFA) and America Forward today hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on advancing the use of evidence and evaluation to fund innovative solutions to our country’s most pressing challenges. The briefing focused on existing federal innovation funds including the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) administered by the U.S. Department of Education and the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

October 13, 2015 / Press Releases

You’re invited to join Results for America and America Forward for a Capitol Hill briefing on federal innovation funds, including the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) and the Social Innovation Fund (SIF). The briefing will provide an overview of how non-profit organizations are using RCTs to rigorously determine what works, for whom, and why.