ESSA amended the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in 2015, giving states and school districts increased flexibility to design programs to help more students be college and career ready. AYPF has primarily focused on alternative accountability under ESSA for traditionally underserved students, connections to college and career readiness, and provisions affecting student support and academic enrichment.
- November 19, 2019
Monica Evans & Samaura Stone write about how college breaks create additional barriers for students experiencing homelessness, housing & food insecurity.
- November 5, 2019
Maria Duarte writes how it is imperative to analyze the role schools play in supporting youth experiencing homelessness.
- October 8, 2019
Betsy Brand stresses the importance of afterschool programs to help youth develop college and career readiness skills.
- July 23, 2019
Thomasena Thomas writes about Perkins V, a legislation that aims to increase learner access to high-quality CTE programs.