ERIC Number: ED506621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Suggestions for the New Social Entrepreneurship Initiative: Focus on Building a Body of Research-Proven Programs, Shown to Produce Major Gains in Education, Poverty Reduction, Crime Prevention, and Other Areas
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy
This paper outlines a possible approach to implementing the Social Entrepreneurship initiative, focused on building a body of research-proven program models/strategies, and scaling them up, so as to produce major progress in education, poverty reduction, crime prevention, and other areas. The paper summarizes the rationale for this approach, then offers concrete suggestions on how it might be implemented.
Descriptors: Poverty, Crime, Models, Crime Prevention, Entrepreneurship, Research Projects, Evaluation, Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, Control Groups
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Sponsor: Council for Excellence in Government, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy