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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
- 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.
- 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.
- July 23, 2019
Thomasena Thomas writes about Perkins V, a legislation that aims to increase learner access to high-quality CTE programs.
- June 20, 2019
A review of 38 ESSA state plans shows how states are addressing accountability for alternative education, with infographic of key findings.
- May 7, 2019
Jesse Kannam offers insight into how the child welfare system can leverage the expertise and experience of youth and judges.
This discussion group identified available resources and new tools that help promote better outcomes for systems-involved youth.
- April 24, 2018
Samaura Stone offers a personal glimpse of working as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for youth in foster care.
- January 30, 2018
Jessica Kannam unveils AYPF’s new alternative education resource hub.
- January 23, 2018
Jenna Tomasello highlights how voices of foster care youth can play an integral role in both policy and practice change.
- January 2, 2018
Betsy Brand, provides the context for AYPF’s work and new strategic plan in 2018.