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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
This study tour in Charleston, SC addressed how high-need rural schools are addressing the challenges of preparing students for college & career success.
Moving the Needle for First-Generation College Students: Innovative Strategies to Support Completion
This webinar shared innovative strategies at the institutional and state level to improve of the number of first-generation college students earning a postseco…
- 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.
- October 11, 2016
George Knowles explains why one of the most effective sources of support for first-generation college students are their peers.
- September 6, 2016
Betsy Brand explains why this is the right time to effectively support youth.
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 webinar provided information and tools about building professional capacity to better support students, particularly ELLs.
This forum focused on research findings and the role of policy in ensuring youth in the foster care system can navigate their own pathway to long-term success.
This webinar focused on how mid-level policymakers in state child welfare agencies acquire, interpret, and use research evidence to develop policies regarding…
- 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 forum focused on how research evidence informs foster youth medication policies and the ways in which research evidence is used across states and communit…