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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)
- June 13, 2017
Dr. Loretta Goodwin shares why courageous state leadership for educational equity is daunting, but Necessary.
- June 6, 2017
Building a More Robust Body of Research about Outcomes of a New Generation of Researcher-Practitioner Collaboration in Education
Guest blogger Sarah Ryan discusses the conditions under which researcher-practitioner collaboration yields the kinds of positive and sustained changes necessar…
- May 9, 2017
Amber Verhoorn asks “What Makes Quality Education Programs in Secure Juvenile Facilities?” as she shares insights from her current project.
- April 3, 2017
Dr. Loretta Goodwin profiles how a school design partner has worked alongside higher education and business partners to help transform two struggling, high-pov…
- March 13, 2017
Sepcial guest blogger Tony Sarmiento discusses the importance of giving youth a vote and voice equal to adults about their own youth programs.
- December 12, 2016
These are the stories of several first-generation college students and graduates, and this video explores their challenges, sources of support, and recommendat…
This webinar featured the voices of young people and highlighted programs that are effectively leveraging youth voice and advocacy to promote policy change.
This webinar highlighted the work of the Statewide Afterschool Network in increasing investment in afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs.
- November 16, 2015
George Knowles, Digital Communications AssociateOne of the most important lessons my father ever taught me was that learning wasn’t just a means to an end, it…
- November 6, 2015
Please Note: This publication is undergoing technical revisions, and will be posted here shortly. We apologize for the inconvenience.There is broad nationwide …
- August 17, 2015
Loretta Goodwin, Senior DirectorHow can teachers partner with policymakers to create better policy? This was the challenge posed by Sean McComb, 2014 National…
- June 29, 2015
Jenna Tomasello, Program AssociateGrowing up in an inner-ring suburb of Buffalo, New York and attending the same school district from kindergarten through twe…
- May 18, 2015
Loretta Goodwin, Senior DirectorWhile many aspects of survey development and use were discussed on a recent AYPF study tour to Illinois, a few particularly ha…