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Improving Learning Outcomes for Children Worldwide

A report by the Learning Metrics Task Force offers recommendations for a holistic and innovative framework to help countries and international organizations measure and improve learning outcomes for children and youth worldwide. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Reform In Massachusetts, Washington

Massachusetts passed a bill to raise the age at which youth are tried as juveniles from 16 to 17. Read More
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Digital Badges Help Young People, Adults Demonstrate Skills

A report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation details how a MacArthur-supported initiative to expand use of digital badges can improve learning and outcomes for students and adults. Read More
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Poor Quality Housing Is Tied to Children’s Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Housing quality and housing stability matter to children’s well-being, according to MacArthur-supported research detailed in a How Housing Matters Policy Brief. Read More
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Engaging Chicago’s Youth in Civic Innovation

July and August marked the inaugural Civic Innovation Summer, an experimental summer jobs program for teens focused on civics, media, and technology. Read More