Visiting Memphis offered EPAN
members a closer look at how that city's education partnerships benefit children and youth.
(CSF 20002006), 8th Meeting of EPAN
Monitoring Committee, Athens.
Casey Foundation, kicked off the EPAN
meeting by introducing participants to the Campaign for Grade Level Reading, of which NLC is a major partner.
Deputy Mayor for Education Victor Reinoso welcomed EPAN
members on June 28, initiating a two-day discussion of the federal education policy landscape from a municipal perspective.
meeting began with an address by Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary of the U.
Among other suggestions, EPAN
members urged better coordination of federal funding silos through the Federal Youth Coordination Act.
During the meeting, 20 EPAN
members had the opportunity to visit a dynamic, new-design San Diego high school, dive into policy topics such as connecting in-school and out-of-school time and supporting the high school-to-college transition, and launch their own discussions on high school dropouts, college completion and the achievement gap among groups of students.
The snapshots were distributed in a booklet to EPAN
members during the network's recent meeting, which took place last month in Washington, D.
includes mayors' senior policy advisors from approximately 65 cities in the U.
Details: For summary notes of the meeting or for additional information about the EPAN
network, contact Lucinda Stickney at 202-626-3144 or yef3@nlc.
is a national network of senior education policy advisors from more than 50 of the 75 largest cities in the United States.
Launched by NLC earlier this year, EPAN
currently has 46 member cities in 26 states.