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- Afterschool and Out-of-School Time Learning
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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)
- May 16, 2017
The More You Know…
Jennifer Brown Lerner shares the power of data to help shed light on the foster, juvenile justice, and crossover youth populations.
- May 9, 2017
What Makes Quality Education Programs? Insights from AYPF’s State Scan of Secured Facilities
Amber Verhoorn asks “What Makes Quality Education Programs in Secure Juvenile Facilities?” as she shares insights from her current project.
ESSA and Supporting College and Career Readiness and Success for Youth Experiencing Homelessness
This webinar explored ESSA’s new requirements pertaining to students experiencing homelessness.
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…
- February 17, 2017
What it Takes to Thrive: Reflections From a First-generation College Student
Jenna Tomasello discusses how essential supports are for first-generation college students.
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.
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
First In my Family: Supporting First-Generation College Students
These are the stories of several first-generation college students and graduates, and this video explores their challenges, sources of support, and recommendat…
Leveraging Youth Voice And Advocacy To Support Pathways To Success
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
First-Gen College Students and the Power of Peer Supports
George Knowles explains why one of the most effective sources of support for first-generation college students are their peers.
- September 6, 2016
We Know Enough to Act: What Research Says (Again) About Effectively Supporting Youth
Betsy Brand explains why this is the right time to effectively support youth.
Building Pathways To Postsecondary Success For Vulnerable Populations
This convening highlighted strategies to support pathways to postsecondary success for youth involved in the foster care and juvenile justice systems.
- July 7, 2016
5 Best Practices for Youth in Foster Care Post-ESSA
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
What Do the ESSA Proposed Regulations Mean for At-Risk Students?
Zachary Malter, Policy Research AssistantThe newly proposed draft regulations for the Every Student Success Act (ESSA), released by the U.S. Department of Edu…
Ensuring Professional Capacity to Support English Language Learners
This webinar provided information and tools about building professional capacity to better support students, particularly ELLs.
Scaling Effective Practices for Youth Transitioning out of Foster Care
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.
How Research Evidence Informs Foster Youth Medication Policies
This webinar focused on how mid-level policymakers in state child welfare agencies acquire, interpret, and use research evidence to develop policies regarding…