Today, at a hearing before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Human Resources, John Bridgeland, Results for America senior advisor, former White House Domestic Policy Council Director under President George W. Bush and former member of the White House Council for Community Solutions under President Barack Obama called for greater use of data and evidence to help young people, their families and communities.
“Results for America (RFA) applauds U.S. Representatives Young and Delaney for the introduction of the Social Impact Partnership Act (H.R. 1336) We commend their continued leadership on using data, evidence, and evaluation to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of government. They are truly legislative entrepreneurs.
Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement today after Congressional lawmakers adopted a bipartisan amendment authorizing the use of pay for success financing for teacher and principal training programs. The amendment to H.R.5, legislation that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA,) passed by voice vote.
Today, following the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s reporting out of the bipartisan Strengthening Education through Research Act (SETRA), Results for America CEO and Co-Founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement praising lawmakers for taking bipartisan action to build and disseminate evidence on what works in education and for using data to improve federal programs.
Today, following the President’s signing of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization Act, Results for America managing partner Michele Jolin issued the following statement. Jolin praised a provision in the legislation that would set aside .5% of funds for evaluating programs to improve the access to, quality, and safety of childcare services, calling it a “Moneyball” approach to government that improves outcomes for young people, their families, and communities.