Results and Indicators for Children: An Analysis to Inform Discussions About Promise Neighborhoods

Measuring the effectiveness of Promise Neighborhoods will be critical. Are children healthier, and are they prepared for college? Are parents better able to nurture and support their children? Are communities stronger and more supportive of families? The extent to which these questions can be answered well will tell us much about the potential of ambitious, community-based efforts to change the odds for poor children in disadvantaged communities. So how well can we answer these questions?