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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
- February 4, 2020
Dr. Loretta Goodwin talks about the promising efforts underway in Colorado to align education and workforce opportunities for students.
- January 22, 2020
Guest blogger Mary Nelson shares two stories that can be used as a lens for evaluating the effectiveness of youth-serving systems.
- November 19, 2019
Homeless for the Holidays: Why We Must Tackle the Housing and Food Insecurity Crisis for College Students
Monica Evans & Samaura Stone write about how college breaks create additional barriers for students experiencing homelessness, housing & food insecurity.
- November 5, 2019
Maria Duarte writes how it is imperative to analyze the role schools play in supporting youth experiencing homelessness.
- October 24, 2019
As the momentum for criminal justice reform prevails, Samaura Stone writes about how youth & families are still a missing part of the conversation.
Harnessing the Potential of Young Adults: How Programs Are Using Youth Voice, Education, and Workforce Development to Transform Systems (Boston, MA & East Providence, RI)
This study tour consisted of site visits & presentations from labor, child welfare & juvenile justice leaders about systems to achieve greater youth outcomes.
- September 11, 2019
Maria Duarte discusses how back-to-school conversations focus on privileged narratives & dismiss struggles experienced by students from low-income communities.
- June 11, 2019
Rebecca Lavinson offers food for thought on cost-effective ways to mitigate the summer slide.
This forum discussed the impact of College Promise programs & MDRC’s College Promise Success Initiative.
- March 19, 2019
Betsy Brand offers opportunities for policy advancement in support of preparing youth with disabilities for college and career readiness.
- February 19, 2019
Maria Duarte offers some food for thought on how state leaders can make both equity and quality a focal point of CTE programs.
- February 5, 2019
Betsy Brand discusses the important role CTE plays in preparing youth for workforce success.
From Diversion to Reentry: How Community-Based Programs Support Federal and State Policies for Systems-Involved Youth (Washington, DC)
This study tour in Washington, DC brought together congressional staff to learn about community-based programs that improve outcomes for systems-involved youth.
- October 16, 2018
Loretta Goodwin offers insight into how states can set equity goals to ensure students have access to a quality education.
This webinar focused on service as a strategy to improve student outcomes.