Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, discusses the discrepancies between policy created to improve the lives of students and the reality of those policies when put into action. Canada speaks about the importance of using Results-Based Accountability™ Framework to clearly track the accomplishments of policies enacted on behalf of children to strategically increase their effectiveness. The utilization of the RBA Framework can help to build the connection between practice and policy to directly impact program effectiveness in the lives of children and families.