Pay for Success Program in Utah Seen as ‘a Worthy Innovation’ by US Department of Education

Pay for Success Program in Utah Seen as ‘a Worthy Innovation’ by US Department of Education

January 29, 2016 | by Libby Doggett and David Wilkinson | The Salt Lake Tribune

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A Pay for Success project in Utah has greatly expanded access to preschool programs across the state and allows for evaluation that will help policy makers understand program outcomes. Success will be measured by the number of at-risk children who do not need special education services once they reach kindergarten.

A Pay for Success project in Utah has greatly expanded access to preschool programs across the state and allows for evaluation that will help policy makers understand program outcomes. Success will be measured by the number of at-risk children who do not need special education services once they reach kindergarten. This op-ed from The Salt Lake Tribune praises Utah’s Pay for Success pre-K model for its potential to “help governments access often sorely missing capital.” NCCD is currently involved in helping other programs assess their capacity for Pay for Success. Read about that work here.