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This briefing, sponsored by the National Career Academies Coalition and 30 national partners including the American Youth Policy Forum, presented findings from…
OVERVIEWAYPF recently released a publication, Success at Every Step: How 23 Programs Support Youth on the Path to College and Beyond, which profiles programs t…
Strategies to Improve Outcomes for High School English Language Learners: Implications for Federal Policy
OVERVIEWThis forum examined strategies to improve the achievement, language proficiency, and graduation rates of adolescent English Language Learners (ELLs). T…
OverviewThis forum examined the important role of community colleges in increasing the number of Americans with postsecondary degrees and providing workers wit…
This forum examined the connection between state and federal policies that support systematic efforts to re-engage dropouts in education.
This forum focused on the use of student surveys at the district and state levels to inform continuous improvement of teaching and learning.
This forum highlighted how student surveys are implemented and how the data from student surveys can be utilized to improve professional development.
This forum explored the history of the GED, and highlighted best practices at LaGuardia Community College’s GED Bridge Program.
This forum focused on what has been learned through recent research on the use of classroom- level student surveys.
This forum highlighted how Statewide Afterschool Networks (SANs) support the work of afterschool providers.
This forum explored how state and federal policy can accelerate proven reforms that will be central to meeting state and national goals to increase college att…
The AVID College Readiness System (ACRS): A Discussion of Comprehensive Strategies for Student Success and School Transformation
This forum provided a close look at the AVID College Readiness System and its implication across K-12 and higher education institutions.
Policy Perspectives in Expanded Learning: Lessons Learned at the Local Level and Implications for Federal Policy
This forum highlighted policy priority issues informed by best practices at the local level related to the value of intermediary organizations, quality and acc…
OverviewThe combination of poverty, broken homes, and troubled neighborhoods are frequently cited as reasons for low academic achievement and high dropout rate…
This forum highlighted work supported by the W.T. Grant Foundation that examines how state and local education agencies are using research to develop Common Co…
This forum highlighted important research, policy trends, and issues for advancing competency-based education.
This forum highlighted research on the effectiveness of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) and their impact on post-school outcomes.
This forum highlighted programs and policy efforts that are helping students strengthen the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for college and careers thro…