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Barriers and Promising Approaches to Workforce and Youth Development for Young Offenders: Toolkit
Profiles break-the-mold juvenile justice initiatives that are reducing crime and making communities safer by facilitating youths' economic self-sufficiency. Contains three separate reports: an overview, program profiles, and policy profiles. It was created to address three objectives: identify barriers to success in juvenile justice -- both for the system and for the young people in it; survey innovative state and local policy initiatives; and showcase exemplary employment and development programs for court-involved youth.
Financing Alternative Education Pathways: Profiles and Policy
Profiles innovative practices and creative state and local policy mechanisms used to finance alternative education pathways. Highlights alternative education schools and programs that have accessed state and local education funds in Wisconsin, Oregon, Ohio, Arizona, New York, Texas, Virginia, and California; as well as one in Illinois, which focuses on challenges in establishing a charter school.  
From Data to Results: The PEPNet Guide to Measuring and Improving Performance in Youth Programs

This guide addresses the elements of measuring results, step by step, and explains how to use the collected data to improve performance. It defines technical terms and concepts, explains calculations, provides specific suggestions about what to measure and how, and includes simple exercises to help understand the materials. And it goes beyond collecting and documenting results, exploring how to analyze results, how to communicate them and how to use youth results and other program data to improve program operations.

NYEC EDNet: Second Edition

NYEC EDNet is a tool for continuous improvement for education programs and schools serving vulnerable youth. NYEC EDNet consists of detailed criteria identified as common to effective education programs and schools by a national working group of educators, practitioners, policymakers and researchers; and a comprehensive self-assessment that can assist education programs and schools improve their services and also inform policymakers, funders and the public about what works for youth. 

PEPNet Guide to Quality Standards for Youth Programs
A research- and practice-based guide to improving the quality of programs linking youth to employment and education for a successful transition to adulthood.
Barriers and Promising Approaches to Workforce Development and Youth Development for Young Offenders - Policy Profiles
Policy profiles from Barriers and Promising Approaches to Workforce Development and Youth Development for Young Offenders, commissioned by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and written by David Brown and Sarah Maxwell, National Youth Employment Coalition; Edward DeJesus, Youth Development and Research Fund, Inc., and Vincent Schiaraldi, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. (c) 2002
Barriers and Promising Approaches to Workforce Development and Youth Development for Young Offenders - Overview
An overview of Barriers and Promising Approaches to Workforce Development and Youth Development for Young Offenders, commissioned by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and written by David Brown and Sarah Maxwell, National Youth Employment Coalition; Edward DeJesus, Youth Development and Research Fund, Inc., and Vincent Schiaraldi, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. (c) 2002
Barriers and Promising Approaches to Workforce Development and Youth Development for Young Offenders - Program Profiles
Program profiles from Barriers and Promising Approaches to Workforce Development and Youth Development for Young Offenders, commissioned by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and written by David Brown and Sarah Maxwell, National Youth Employment Coalition; Edward DeJesus, Youth Development and Research Fund, Inc., and Vincent Schiaraldi, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. (c) 2002
Advancing Youth Development Under the Workforce Investment Act - Jan. 1999
Advancing Youth Development Under the Workforce Investment Act by David Brown 1/1/99
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