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- Afterschool and Out-of-School Time Learning
- College and Career Readiness and Success
- Research Evidence in Policymaking
- Learning and Teaching Strategies
- System Strategies and Approaches
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- Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)
- 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)
- Carl D. Perkins Act
- Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
- Higher Education Act (HEA)
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- State-Level Policies
- Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Credible Messengers Small Group Discussion
An informal event led and facilitated by AYPF’s Youth Policy Consultants and focused on the topic of credible messengers.
Surveying the Field: Mapping a Path Towards Better Outcomes for Systems-Involved Youth
This discussion group identified available resources and new tools that help promote better outcomes for systems-involved youth.
Building a Research Office that Supports Continuous Improvement under ESSA
This discussion group convened leaders from three states to explore how to build capacity to engage in effective RPPs under ESSA.
Improving Education and Workforce Outcomes for Systems-Involved Youth
This convening highlighted two organizations that have changed the trajectory for youth transitioning out of the foster care and juvenile justice system.
The New Postsecondary Reality: Structured and Supportive Pathways to Credential Attainment
This convening highlighted examples from across the country of innovative and effective ways to support students from K-12 through postsecondary credential att…
Greater Rochester Afterschool Leadership Summit
This convening provided an opportunity for community leaders to discuss the value of an afterschool system as part of an interconnected system of services for …
Discussion Group: Use of Research Evidence Under ESSA
This convening highlighted concrete, actionable steps for the use of research evidence under ESSA.
Building Pathways To Postsecondary Success For Vulnerable Populations
This convening highlighted strategies to support pathways to postsecondary success for youth involved in the foster care and juvenile justice systems.
ESSA and Understanding Accountability in Alternative Education
This convening highlighted the opportunities under ESSA to rethink accountability to ensure that all students, including those who attend an alternative school…
Building Successful Research-Practice-Policy Partnerships In Child Welfare
This meeting explored three partnership models, as defined in Dr. Palinkas’ white paper prepared for the William T. Grant Foundation.
Providing a Continuum of Supports for First-Generation, Low-Income Students’ Success
This convening explored the ways in which policy and practice can better support first-generation college students from low-income homes.
Beyond the Bell Leadership Briefing (Milwaukee, WI)
This convening explored local and national efforts to improve youth access to quality afterschool programs and services.
The Intersection of Afterschool and Competency-Based Education
This convening aimed to provide clarity on the intersection of afterschool and competency-based education.
Growing Together, Learning Together (St. Paul, MN)
This convening explored what different cities are doing to boost afterschool program quality, collect and understand data, expand access to high-quality progra…
Coordinated Financing For Afterschool And Summer Learning
This convening focused on coordinated financing efforts for afterschool and summer learning programs.
Using Student Surveys For Teacher Professional Development: Ongoing Discussion
This convening highlighted districts that are using student surveys in different ways to engage student voice in the teacher development process.