Using Measurement to Drive Results in Providence

Measuring everything and rigorous program evaluation changes outcomes for kids
April 12, 2017

In this episode of GoldsmithOnGov, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza discusses restructuring Providence Talks, an important program he inherited that is working to close the “word gap” between low-income children and their higher-income peers. By focusing on long-term systems building, comprehensive measurement, and specific, tangible goals, Elorza is empowering employees and holding the city accountable for producing results.

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