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August 5, 2015 / Press Releases

On August 3, 111 organizations, including Results for America and our partners at Knowledge Alliance and the Success for All Foundation, submitted a letter to the U.S. Senate and House Appropriations Committees urging them to restore funding for the Investing in Innovation (i3) program.

August 5, 2015 / Press Releases

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the first cities selected to participate in What Works Cities – a $42 million initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities enhance their use of data and evidence to improve the lives of residents. The mayors of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Jackson, Mississippi; Kansas City, Missouri; Louisville, Kentucky; Mesa, Arizona; New Orleans, Louisiana; Seattle, Washington; and Tulsa, Oklahoma have publicly committed to enhance their use of data and evidence in order to improve services, inform local decision making and engage citizens.

July 25, 2015 / Press Releases

Results for America CEO and Co-founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015 unanimously by voice vote. The legislation is sponsored by U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), and the companion bill in the Senate is sponsored by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA).

July 16, 2015 / Press Releases

Today, following the U.S. Senate’s passage of S. 1177, the 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. The Senate passed S. 1177 by a bipartisan vote of 81-17.