Press Releases

May 12, 2015 / Press Releases

Sharman Stein has joined Results for America as the Communications Director for What Works Cities. The newly-funded Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative is designed to help 100 mid-size U.S. cities better use data and evidence in decision making. Results for America (RFA) coordinates What Works Cities, which provides robust technical support, access to expertise, and peer-to-peer learning for participating cities.

April 22, 2015 / Press Releases

Please join us for a discussion of a bipartisan paper on how to revamp federal education policies and programs to help lawmakers spend public funds more effectively and efficiently. Rick Hess and Bethany Little will present a set of principles and policy recommendations for making better use of data, evidence, and evaluation to improve student outcomes.

April 20, 2015 / Press Releases

Today, Results for America (RFA) announced that Bloomberg Philanthropies selected RFA to manage their new What Works Cities initiative which will help 100 mid-size U.S. cities better use data and evidence in decision making. This $42 million, three-year initiative will also help mayors and local leaders use data to engage the public, make government more effective and improve people’s lives.

April 17, 2015 / Press Releases

Results for America CEO and Co-founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement today after the introduction of the Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015, sponsored by U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA). The legislation would provide policymakers with more information and access to data so that government can make better decisions for children, families, and communities.

April 16, 2015 / Press Releases

Today, following the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s reporting out of the bipartisan Every Child Achieves Act, a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement praising lawmakers for taking bipartisan action to make federal education programs more evidence-based.