Invest in What Works: A Conversation with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed

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With the release this week of the 2016 Federal Invest in What Works Index, I had the opportunity to talk with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed, Senior Fellows at Results for America on The Business of Government Hour. Here are some of their key insights on the 2016 index and the impetus in transforming Washington D.C., from an evidence free zone to one that takes evidence seriously!

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Invest in What Works: A Conversation with John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed
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