We want to thank you, once again, for the important steps the Obama administration has taken over the last seven years to increasingly drive taxpayer dollars toward evidence-based, results-driven solutions.

We believe that in order to improve outcomes for our nation’s young people, their families and communities, government must be guided by the following three “Moneyball for Government” principles:

The attached policy recommendations would help meet these principles by helping federal departments and agencies use data, evidence and evaluation when making budget, policy and management decisions.

We strongly urge you to consider including the attached policy recommendations in the administration’s Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2017.

We look forward to continuing to work with you in the months and years ahead.

Achievement Network
America Forward
America’s Promise Alliance
AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation
Aspire Public Schools
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School
Atlantic Research Partners
Be The Change, Inc.
Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center
California League of Middle Schools
Capital Impact Partners
Cascade Philanthropy Advisors
Center for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University
Central Falls School District (RI)
Children’s Literacy Initiative
Citizen Schools
City Year
College Possible National
Communities in Schools
Community Training and Assistance Center (CTAC)
Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.
Democrats for Education Reform
EDGE Consulting, LLC
Education Analytics
Education Northwest
Education and Public Outreach, Sonoma State University
Education Development Center
Empirical Education Inc.
Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago
Forum for Youth Investment
GreenLight Fund
Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Initiative
Housing Leadership Council of Palm Beach County (FL)
Knowledge Alliance
Leading Educators
Literacy Design Collaborative
Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas
Metropolitan Education Commission
Mile High United Way
Montgomery County Schools (NC)
Morino Institute
National Forum to Accelerate Middles Grades Reform
New Classrooms
New Leaders
New Schools for New Orleans
New Teacher Center
Nonprofit Finance Fund
Nurse Family Partnership
Opportunity Nation
Policy & Research Group
R Street Institute
Reading Partners
Research Institute for Key Indicators, LLC
Results for America
RMC Research Corporation
Root Cause
Search Institute
Social Finance
Social Solutions Global
Spurwink Services
SRI International
StartSmart K-3 Plus
Student Peace Alliance
Success for All Foundation
Teach For America
Teach Plus
The Peace Alliance
Third Sector Capital Partners
Turnaround for Children
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
United Way of Greenville County
Uplift Education
Urban Arts Partnership
Urban Teacher Residency United
U.S. Soccer Foundation
Venture Philanthropy Partners
Waterford Institute
Year Up
Youth Villages

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