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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)
This convening highlighted strategies to support pathways to postsecondary success for youth involved in the foster care and juvenile justice systems.
- July 7, 2016
Zachary Malter, Policy Research AssistantOn June 23rd, 2016 the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released non-bin…
- June 6, 2016
Zachary Malter, Policy Research AssistantThe newly proposed draft regulations for the Every Student Success Act (ESSA), released by the U.S. Department of Edu…
This study tour highlighted two schools that are providing students with deeper learning and career preparation.
Moving the Needle for First-Generation College Students: Technology to Complement Advising for College Access and Success
This webinar explored the ways in which technology can be leveraged to complement in-person college advising for first-generation, low-income students.
Study Tour (Los Angeles, CA) Integrating Career Readiness into K-12 Schooling for Postsecondary Success
This study tour highlighted how schools are integrating more robust academic content, higher-order skills, and academic mindsets practices with career educatio…
This meeting explored three partnership models, as defined in Dr. Palinkas’ white paper prepared for the William T. Grant Foundation.
- March 7, 2016
Jenna Tomasello, Policy AssociateThis post is part four in our Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) blog series. When President Obama signed the Every Student Su…
- February 3, 2016
Betsy Brand, Executive DirectorWhat are the skills needed for high value, high wage, high growth jobs? A great report by the Center on Education and the Workf…
This convening explored the ways in which policy and practice can better support first-generation college students from low-income homes.
- January 4, 2016
Jenna Tomasello, Program AssociateAs students learn and develop valuable skills and competencies for college, careers, and beyond both in and out of school, i…
- December 21, 2015
Advising Strategies for Supporting First-Generation College Students: Can Technology Replace Counselors and Peers? (Part 3)
Jennifer Brown Lerner, Deputy DirectorAccording to research by Pew, 84% of all Americans use the internet and 97% of those ages 18-29 are online regularly. Th…
- December 7, 2015
A growing body of research on brain development has shown that the boundary between adolescence and adulthood is not a fixed point, but can extend well into an…
This webinar highlighted the work of the Statewide Afterschool Network in increasing investment in afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs.