Bridging Youth Policy, Practice, and Research

The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization, provides learning opportunities for policy leaders, practitioners and researchers working on youth and education issues at the national, state, and local levels.

  • New Blog Post Available

    Policy Associate Jenna Tomasello explores five important challenges to effective Comptency-Based Education (CBE) practices.

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  • Discussion Group Resources Available

    The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) presents states with unprecedented flexibility for new uses of research evidence in their policies and practices.This event convened national organizations, researchers, funders, and representatives from SEAs to build relationships and identify actionable steps moving forward under ESSA.

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  • Webinar Resources Available

    This webinar shared recent CCRS Center products and tools around competency-based education (CBE) and how it can boost college and career-readiness.

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