The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School recognized 36 government initiatives as Bright Ideas recipients on March 29. This cohort of Bright Ideas addresses a host of pertinent issues including health care, education, performance management, civic engagement, and service delivery, and represents the creative and innovative programming of school districts; county, city, state, and federal agencies; as well as public-private partnerships. The programs were selected by an evaluation team of policy experts comprising both academics and practitioners.

View a list of award-winning agencies and their missions.