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Webinar | December 7, 2022
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Webinar | December 7, 2022
In this webinar, experts shared actions states can take to foster coherence and alignment around a whole child vision, including assessing statewide needs and assets and building data systems for continuous improvement. State leaders who have taken on this work also described their process to create a whole child vision and share lessons learned.
Webinar | November 30, 2022
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Webinar | November 30, 2022
Inequitable school funding is chronic and often severe in most states. In this webinar, school finance reform experts speak on policies to foster equitable and impactful school funding.
Webinar | November 9, 2022
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Webinar | November 9, 2022
This webinar on California’s ECE workforce focused on the current policy climate, emerging initiatives, and funding opportunities. Sponsored by ACSA, CCCECE, California County Superintendents, CCTE, PEACH, and LPI.
Webinar | October 26, 2022
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Webinar | October 26, 2022
In this webinar, experts discussed what whole child design looks like and what it means for broader systems change. Local education leaders provided lessons learned from their whole child design efforts and discussed how state policy can accelerate or impede these efforts.
Webinar Series | October 2022 - May 2023
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Webinar Series | October 2022 - May 2023
This webinar series explores the various elements of whole child policy featured in the Whole Child Policy Toolkit and shares insights from state and district policymakers who have engaged in efforts to shift toward whole child education.
Webinar Series
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Webinar Series
The U.S. Department of Education virtual Professional Learning Series takes an in-depth look at how community schools can transform student learning and outcomes. The series examines programs from across the country, explores ways that community school approaches can further whole child learning, and digs into the ways that pandemic federal relief funding (including American Rescue Plan funds) have been used to support community schools.
Webinar | September 20, 2022
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Webinar | September 20, 2022
Access to deeper learning is essential in a knowledge-based economy, but most schools, especially those serving low-income students and students of color, still focus on routine lower-level skills. The inequalities are so deep-seated that clearing a path to deeper learning for marginalized young people has required—and continues to require—considerable engagement in civil rights litigation, enforcement, and advocacy, as well as education reform.
Webinar | June 30, 2022
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Webinar | June 30, 2022
With California’s expansion of transitional kindergarten and the development of a p-3 credential, the state has a pivotal opportunity to build a teacher workforce that has deep expertise in working with its youngest learners and families. Panelists at this webinar explored strategies to transform early childhood teacher preparation in California to ensure p–3 educators are well prepared to provide high-quality learning experiences to students across a range of settings.
June 7, 2022
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June 7, 2022
Strong school leadership is critical for shaping productive learning environments, supporting teachers, and influencing student outcomes. This webinar, co-sponsored by AASA, explored district policies and practices that can lead to the presence of strong leaders in schools and shared examples of districts that have successfully implemented such practices.
June 6, 2022
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June 6, 2022
Effective principals produce better outcomes for their schools. Two comprehensive studies on principal learning, commissioned by The Wallace Foundation, explore the roles universities, states, and districts all play in ensuring that principals get the preparation and ongoing support they need to be successful. Researchers from the Learning Policy Institute and RAND Corporation shared highlights from these studies, followed by a panel discussion on research implications.