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:
Bills Introduced in the 117th Congress
- September 21, 2017Read more
This fact sheet intends to inform researchers, policymakers, and practitioners of the federal legislation that govern systems-involved youth, and highlight gra…
This webinar explored ESSA’s new requirements pertaining to students experiencing homelessness.
- March 6, 2017
Guest bloggers Laurie Lee and Steve Fleischman share tools for using evidence to support struggling schools under ESSA.
This webinar explored strategies for leveraging data to support college and career readiness and success (CCRS) goals for all students, with special emphasis o…
- February 27, 2017
Guest blogger Nate Schwartz questions if we doing enough to build evidence and learning systems that will improve state practices.