Wraparound supports refers to those services that help youth facing challenges become self-sufficient and thrive. These might include: education and workforce training, vocational rehabilitation, health and mental health services, food, housing, transportation, childcare, mentoring, and counseling. It is critical to coordinate these services and supports across systems, customizing them for each youth. Young people also need to be consistently supported by a caring, competent adult to help them navigate programs and services.
This convening explored the ways in which policy and practice can better support first-generation college students from low-income homes.
Understanding the Use of Research in Policy and Practice: The Role of Intermediaries in Promoting Educational Improvement
This convening examined the role intermediary organizations play in promoting educational improvement through the use of research and evidence-based practices.
This convening examined the role that expanded learning, either during an expanded school day or out-of-school, can play in supporting positive outcomes for st…
Understanding the Use of Research in Policy and Practice: The Definition and Acquisition of Research
This convening focused on research application in educational policy and practice.