Using Measurement to Drive Results in Providence

Measuring everything and rigorous program evaluation changes outcomes for kids
April 12, 2017 AT 11:00 AM

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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