The Results First Clearinghouse Database is a one-stop online resource provides policymakers with an easy way to find information on the effectiveness of various interventions as rated by eight national research clearinghouses. The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative is a project of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Status report about the Pathways to Prosperity Network, which is [describe briefly so readers know what the program is]. This Jobs For the Future (JFF) report includes unique stories of the developments in participating states as well as observation and description of key aspects of this work across the states in the Network as a group.
A Columbia University, Teacher’s College report that investigates the actual goals of institutions creating massive open online courses (MOOCs) or integrating them into their programs, and reviews the current evidence regarding whether and how these goals are being achieved, and at what cost.
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) report that describes different approaches to measuring return on investment (ROI) and provides summary abstracts of existing ROI studies.
The National Technical Assistance and Research (NTAR) Leadership Center brief that examines how community colleges can better support the education and training needs of older students with disabilities.
The New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School (NYS P-TECH) program is a public-private partnership that will prepare thousands of New York students for high-skills jobs of the future in technology, manufacturing, healthcare and finance.
An MDRC report that details the GED Bridge to Health and Business program operating at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY).
Want to infuse quality elements into your onsite monitoring reviews? This webinar entitled, On the Journey, focuses on what steps a state needs to take to prepare for and conduct onsite monitoring, with special attention focused on assessing WIA program design and service delivery elements and American Job Center operations. This webinar highlights some innovative practices being used by states to conduct onsite monitoring reviews. Related Links: Ten Steps to Developing an Effective State Monitoring System Preparing for the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems After the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems
Ever wonder how to effectively communicate the results of your state monitoring activities? This webinar entitled, After the Journey, focuses on identifying compliance issues, communicating results, and managing corrective action. This session explores common programmatic findings across states and how states identify technical assistance and training needs and share promising practices. Related Links: Ten Steps to Developing an Effective State Monitoring System Preparing for the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems On the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems
Does your state ever wonder if it could improve its oversight and monitoring procedures and practices? This webinar entitled, Preparing for the Journey, focuses on developing a statewide vision for oversight and monitoring. This session establishes a framework for developing a state monitoring framework and plan, building staff capacity, developing monitoring tools and conducting risk assessments and desk reviews. This session highlights states with innovative practices. Related Links: Ten Steps to Developing an Effective State Monitoring System On the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems After the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems
Want to improve your state program monitoring strategies and practices? This manual describes the ten steps a state can take to develop effective program monitoring systems. It includes key questions that states need to address in developing the a state monitoring system and a self-assessment tool to help states identify where they are in the process. The manual also includes descriptions of effective state monitoring practices. Related Links: Preparing for the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems On the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems After the Journey: Building Effective Program Monitoring Systems
A Cornell University’s School of Industrial Relations report that profiles the wide range of PLA/CWA provisions that have been designed and implemented during the last 15 years to establish goals and structures that assist in the creation of new standards and the implementation of new and existing laws and regulations related to the labor and employment rights of low income communities, women, and minorities.
A Carnegie Corporation of New York report that highlights evidence that it is possible to, at some scale, to raise standards and increase student achievement simultaneously through a comprehensive school design effort.
A joint paper by the National Transitional Jobs Network at Heartland Alliance and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) that provides suggestions and examples of innovative funding strategies for these initiatives to cities, states, and other public-sector entities that are considering or have decided to implement or expand subsidized employment programming.
New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) initiated the Skills Matching and Referral Technology (SMART) pilot in 2009 to enhance the process of matching One-Stop customers, including UI claimants, to job leads.
The New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) social media strategy is aimed at expanding the use of social media tools and adapting existing technology tools to meet changing needs of job seekers and businesses.
New York State's Reemployment Services Operating System (REOS) provides access to both Employment Services (ES) and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) partner staff to facilitate in the reemployment process for Unemployment Insurance claimants.
A Workforce Strategy Center report that highlights the specific levers that mayors can press or adapt to pursue promising or proven practices to advance effective workforce development in cities.
A National Governor’s Association (NGA) report that focuses on actions states are taking to redesign their economic development agencies to make them more effective.
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with disabilities resulting from their service to our country.