Informing Youth Policy, Improving Youth Outcomes

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.

  • AYPF Blog: If You Read Only One Education Book This Summer

    Special guest blogger Steve Fleischman explains why Wildflowers should be on every educators’ reading list as they head back to school.

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  • Advancing the Educational Success for At-Risk & Systems Involved Youth

    AYPF recently sponsored a three-part webinar series, Part I, Part II and Part III, focused on promoting the educational success for at-risk and systems involved youth.

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  • Alternative Education

    Housing various publications, including our newest brief: Measuring Success: Accountability for Alternative Education, this new resource page offers a deep dive into alternative education.

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  • New White Paper: Afterschool & Workforce: Opportunities for System-Level Alignment

    This white paper discusses the need for and benefits of better alignment across afterschool and workforce systems.

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