The meeting was part of a series of workshops and "field trips" co-convened by NLC's Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Institute) and the American Youth Policy Forum
, with support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, to promote peer learning and expose local leaders to effective programs, policies and cross-system collaborations.
Along with Jobs for the Future, Education Trust and the American Youth Policy Forum
, ACTE sponsored a conference on "Remaking Secondary Career and Technical Education in the 21st Century.
This report by the American Youth Policy Forum
presents information on 27 programs designed to promote family involvement in schools.
The American Youth Policy Forum
event -- one of three in a series -- focused on the research justification for integrating community service and civic education with academic goals.
Conducting site visits on disconnected youth programs for teams of local officials and other community leaders from six cities with the American Youth Policy Forum
ACTE was a cosponsor of a recent meeting on "Remaking Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century" along with Jobs For the Future, American Youth Policy Forum
and the Education Trust.
A policy document that addresses these aspects of the revolution comes from a consensus of the High Schools of the Millennium Workgroup, organized by the American Youth Policy Forum
The site visits and cross-site meeting were sponsored in partnership with the American Youth Policy Forum
in a joint effort to further engage city leaders in re-engaging youth who have dropped out of school, are out of work or lack connections to family or other caring adults.
in mid-September to participate in the annual Promising and Effective Practices Network (PEPNet) awards ceremony, sponsored by the American Youth Policy Forum