AYPF focuses on improving policies and practices that impact youth marginalized by systemic inequities, ages 14 – 25. This includes youth who are in school and those who have left school and are not in education, training, or the workforce. To gain a more comprehensive view about the youth at the center of our work, click on a highlighted population.
Also, checkout AYPF’s Youth Council Microsite! This youth-focused page features a variety of empowering resources for youth with experiences in the juvenile-justice and foster-care systems.
Helping Policymakers Understand High School Redesign: Dropout Prevention And Persistence to Graduation
In 2001, the Kentucky Board of Education adopted a strategic plan based on the long-term goal of all schools…
Improving the Transition from Middle Grades to High Schools: Promising State Initiatives in Literacy and Mathematics
OverviewBy the time students enter high school, many have already fallen behind in critical subject areas such as English…
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Youth With Disabilities in the Foster Care System: Barriers to Success and Proposed Policy Solutions
Synopsis:The purpose of this report is to provide policymakers, primarily at the federal and state levels, with information about…