Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s, transformed baseball by ignoring the scouts and using data to build championship contending teams despite limited budgets. Moneyball for Government, a project of Results for America, encourages governments at all levels to increase their use of evidence and data when investing limited taxpayer dollars. By playing Moneyball, we can improve outcomes for young people, their families and communities.Learn more
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Leaders at all levels of government can and should harness the power of data and evidence to solve our nation’s greatest challenges. Over the past… Read more »July 20, 2017 |
By Monica Potts Three weeks to the day after Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election, David Wilkinson stood before an anxious audience of leaders… Read more »July 20, 2017 |
ESSA Leverage Points: 64 Promising Practices from States for Using Evidence to Improve Student Outcomes
Executive Summary The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives states, school districts, and schools new flexibility to design K-12 education systems that reflect local needs… Read more »July 18, 2017 |