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

    What are the policy questions we should be asking ourselves when it comes to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)? Policy Associate Carinne Deeds on the language, priorities, and nuances of this learning approach.

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  • Discussion Group Resources Available

    This discussion group shared the latest research and promising  education and workforce best practices and development strategies for serving youth aging out of the foster care system. AYPF facilitated a conversation about the role of policy to grow, scale, and sustain these strategies. 

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  • Webinar Resources Available

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

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