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 does Deeper Learning look like in practice? Program Associate Andrew Valent takes us on a tour…

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  • Webinar Resource Available

    Co-hosted by the CCRS Center, this webinar provided an overview of workforce data and its utility.

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  • Webinar Resources Available

    This webinar explored the development and use of the National College Access Network’s Common Measures.

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What's New
  • 22 July 2014

    Deeper Learning Resource Page

    AYPF has organized a number of study tours focused on deeper learning policy and practice issues. See below for relevant links and resources: What is Deeper Learning? New book on Deeper Learning: Deeper Learning – How Eight Innovative Public Schools

  • 18 July 2014

    Innovative Schools and Policies that Prepare Students to be College and Career Ready (San Francisco, California May 12-14, 2014)

    Overview As students prepare for college and careers in the 21st century, it is essential that they are equipped with a wide range of knowledge, skills, and dispositions. While content knowledge is vital, students need to be able to use that

  • 16 July 2014

    Better Together Resource Page

    The American Youth Policy Forum has hosted a number of events following the Better Together Conference in Baltimore, MD. This site offers access to previous webinars, showcasing best practices and tools available to afterschool system-builders. Webinars September 16, 2013 Leveraging

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