Saturday, December 6, 2014

Cutting-edge Practices that Measure Results

A Forbes Summit meeting focuses on how technology and advanced metrics are changing philanthropy as fundamentally as baseball and Wall Street.  They call this Moneyball Philanthropy.  This panel focuses on education.

What are the cutting-edge practices that measure results and increase efficacy?

Researchers from Columbia University and the Robin Hood Foundation, an anti-poverty group, are trying to get a more nuanced picture of what it means to be poor and struggling. They're following 2,300 New York City families over two years, asking detailed questions about their finances, their hardships and their responses.  Listen to the short NPR story below:

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