Today, after the U.S. Senate passed S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), by a bipartisan vote of 85-12, Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement.
Michele Jolin on Evidence-Based Policy Provisions in ESSA: a “Game Changer” for Federal Education Funding
Today, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), by a bipartisan vote of 359-64, Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement.
Press Release: Results for America and America Forward: Federal Evidence-Based Innovation Funds Are Improving Outcomes
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.
Results for America and America Forward Host Capitol Hill Briefing on How Federal Innovation Funds Are Using Evidence and Evaluation to Improve Outcomes
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.
Results for America and Georgetown University Host How Government Can Play Moneyball to Transform U.S. Domestic Policy and U.S. Foreign Assistance
Results for America and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and Walsh School of Foreign Service hosted two thought-provoking panels that examined how data, evidence, and evaluation can help government leaders invest in what works.
Results For America Responds To Health & Human Services Newly Drafted Head Start Performance Standards
On September 8, 2015, Results for America responded to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services regarding newly drafted Head Start Performance standards. These recommendations were informed by a 2014 report published by RFA, “Renewing Head Start’s Promise: Invest in What Works for Disadvantaged Preschoolers” and RFA’s ongoing work to use data, evidence, and evaluation to improve outcomes in Head Start.