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- Afterschool and Out-of-School Time Learning
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- Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA)
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- February 3, 2023
Equitable Pathways to Opportunities for Young People
AYPF Youth Policy Consultants share insights on creating equitable pathways to opportunities for youth.
- October 24, 2022
AYPF Podcast on Credible Messengers
Released October 24 & December 9, 2022“Your role in my life as someone I know who also has a parent who has been incarcerated gave me encouragement, gave m…
AYPF Youth Summit, 3rd Session
Recording of the event: https://youtu.be/L0gxexZapag Event SummaryOn August 31, 2022, the American Youth Policy Forum hosted our third and final session o…
AYPF Youth Summit, 1st Session
https://youtu.be/M0vFHaPwkkgOn August 3, the American Youth Policy Forum began hosting our Youth Summit, which was the first in a series of discussions focused…
- July 8, 2022
Make No Choice Without Youth Voice
Kameryn discusses youth engagement--her experience, research on the topic, and AYPF's strategy.
Deeper Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Leveraging performance assessments & Graduate Profiles to best prepare for re-opening (Part 3 of 3)
Part 3 of our Deeper Learning series explored how performance assessments & Graduate Student Profiles are used in California to meet the demands of learning du…
- February 4, 2020
Colorado’s efforts to align education and workforce needs in rural communities
Dr. Loretta Goodwin talks about the promising efforts underway in Colorado to align education and workforce opportunities for students.
Scaling Deeper Learning in Virginia: A Focus on Preparing Teachers and Principals (Richmond, VA)
On this study tour, participants examined how administrators & teachers are being prepared to provide deeper learning experiences to students.
Scaling Deeper Learning through District-Wide Implementation of Project-Based Learning (Kentucky & Ohio)
This study tour in Kentucky & Ohio focused how to create a scaled teaching & learning environment that supports the development of deeper learning competencies.
- July 31, 2018
Harvesting the Potential of Rural Afterschool Programs
Brendan Klein examines the challenges rural communities face when it comes to providing quality afterschool programs for youth.
- July 18, 2018
The Connected Youth Initiative: How Nebraska Is Working To Improve The Lives of Youth
Trevor Fronius discusses what Nebraska is doing to address the challenges of youth disconnected from traditional social networks.
- December 12, 2017
So Done with 2017? Take heart: positive policies, practices, and programs persist!
Betsy Brand looks back on 2017 and offers this message of optimism as the New Year approaches.
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…
Advancing Equity through Deeper Learning in Rural Schools (Charleston, SC)
This study tour in Charleston, SC addressed how high-need rural schools are addressing the challenges of preparing students for college & career success.
Expanding Advanced Placement Participation and Building Public Will in Little Rock, AR
OverviewA series of field trips, sponsored by The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), provided state and district leaders, state legislators, educators, and ot…