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Friday, January 11, 2013
Many foster youth are one step closer to a high school diploma thanks to a new federal law that eases the way for collaboration between government agencies.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The movement to create a council of young people to advise the White House about youth policies is gaining momentum.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Anyone working to improve educational practice knows that sustaining improvements can be just as difficult as instituting them.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
"We have to stop waiting for young people to fail and then looking for programs that support them." So said Karen Pittman, CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, during a panel discussion this week about a new report that sheds light on the issue of youth employment.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
While the growing attention on boosting college attendance and success focus primarily on the education field, community-based organizations play a key role in supporting college aspirations and success.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
As leaders from business, education, government and nonprofits increasingly talk about getting young people ready for the workforce and careers, now is a good time to look at what that really means.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Does the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act block schools and OST partners from sharing student data?
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Individual Community Schools Awards ($2,500) go to schools that have been operating as community schools for at least three years and have demonstrated success.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Alexandria stands as an example of why more communities are developing youth master plans, even when not faced with a crisis.