This is an executive summary of a prospective return on investment (ROI) study which quantifies the costs and benefits of implementing NAZ solutions with a typical child living in the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ).
The Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) is a collaboration of community organizations whose mission is to build a culture of achievement in North Minneapolis to assure all youth graduate from high school college-ready. The evaluation includes community surveys, year-end reports, and a prospective return on investment study. In addition, Wilder Research evaluates specific components of NAZ strategies, as part of their continuous process improvement. Find more reports on NAZ's site: http://northsideachievement.org/how-were-doing/results/
Wilder Research operates as an independent research unit of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit research and evaluation groups, we work with nonprofits, foundations, and government entities to inform decisions and improve lives.