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. As a nonpartisan organization, we do not lobby or take positions on legislation, but rather 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:
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…
High School Redesign in Indiana: Supporting Students At Risk of Dropping Out and Increasing Course Rigor
OverviewThe American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) facilitated a series of field trips around the country …