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

    Foster care youth sometimes find the transition from high school to college abrupt. Erin Russ explains how to increase postsecondary opportunities for youth aging out of the foster care system.

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  • Webinar Resources Available

    On October 28, 2014, researchers and editors Kara Finnigan and Alan Daly set out to answer this question along with other scholars, policymakers, and practitioners in their new book, Using Research Evidence in Education: From the Schoolhouse Door to Capitol Hill.

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  • New Forum Resources Available

    In cooperation with MDRC, this Capitol Hill Forum examined CUNY ASAP, a structured degree pathway program for associate degree-seeking students currently found at six community colleges in New York City.

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