Evidence2Success in Providence

Using Programs That Work

In 2012, Providence, Rhode Island, became the first site to adopt the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Evidence2Success framework. This report circles back — and offers an early look — at how the framework has unfolded and what lessons local leaders have learned along the way.

February 2, 2017

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Expanding Choices for Evidence-Based Programming

With support from the Foundation, Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development has expanded its offering of evidence-based programs designed to promote positive youth development to communities that want to implement rigorously reviewed programs but cannot find one that fits their particular needs. 

December 13, 2016

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New Guide Helps Schools Improve With Evidence-Based Interventions

The Florida Center for Reading Research recently released An SEA Guide for Identifying Evidence-Based Interventions for School Improvement, funded by the William T. Grant Foundation, the Overdeck Family Foundation and the Casey Foundation. The guide will assist State Education Agencies in turning around schools requiring comprehensive or targeted support. 

November 29, 2016

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An SEA Guide for Identifying Evidence-Based Interventions for School Improvement

This guide is designed to help State Education Agencies (SEAs) conduct self-studies to identify interventions that may be implemented in schools needing improvement or that require comprehensive or targeted support. The interventions selected should be those that are most relevant and appropriate based on the needs of schools, with the strongest evidence base possible under the Every Student Succeeds Act. 

November 16, 2016

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An SEA Quick-Start Guide for Identifying Evidence-Based Interventions for School Improvement

The quick-start guide provides a brief overview of the self-study process which is described in more detail in the full State Education Agencies (SEAs) Guide for Identifying Evidence-Based Interventions for School Improvement. This process helps SEAs to identify appropriate and relevant interventions that may be implemented in schools requiring comprehensive or targeted support.

November 16, 2016

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The Future of Youth Justice

A Community-Based Alternative to the Youth Prison Model

America’s longstanding youth prison model, which emphasizes confinement and control, exacerbates youth trauma and inhibits positive growth while failing to address public safety.  This report delivers a clear and compelling call to close these youth prisons. It also introduces readers to an alternate model — rooted in a continuum of community-based programs — that aims to set all children on a pathway to success.

October 21, 2016

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