AYPF analyzes certain federal laws to understand how they affect youth marginalized by systemic inequities and how they enable or constrain states and communities in effectively and equitably serving these youth. We educate and inform policymakers about opportunities to improve youth policy and practice by developing and disseminating resources that provide examples and guidance on doing so.
To obtain a more comprehensive view of the various policies and legislation at the center of our work, please see below:
How ESSA and IDEA Can Support College and Career Readiness for Students With Disabilities: Considerations for StatesJanuary 9, 2018Read more
This brief examines how federal laws can promote meaningful pathways to postsecondary opportunities.
This webinar focused on the use of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) across the country.
- May 13, 2013
Synopsis:This issue brief is intended to assist state policymakers in better understanding strategies to prepare students with disabilities and special needs f…
This webinar highlighted research, policies, and programs that have helped students with disabilities transition successfully into college and careers.
In this forum, co-sponsored by the American Youth Policy Forum and the National Center for Postsecondary Research, panelists reviewed the latest research on th…