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 forum examined the connection between state and federal policies that support systematic efforts to re-engage dropouts in education.
This forum explored the history of the GED, and highlighted best practices at LaGuardia Community College’s GED Bridge Program.
This forum highlighted how Statewide Afterschool Networks (SANs) support the work of afterschool providers.
This forum explored how state and federal policy can accelerate proven reforms that will be central to meeting state and national goals to increase college att…