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Upcoming Webinar | June 18, 2024
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Upcoming Webinar | June 18, 2024
Research shows that racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically integrated learning environments can lead to academic and social benefits for children, yet most early childhood education programs are remarkably segregated. Join us to hear strategies for integration and explore city and state examples.
EVENT | May 22–24, 2024
Nettie Hunt and her daughter Nickie sit on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
EVENT | May 22–24, 2024
As the landmark Brown v. Board decision turns 70, the country’s leading education researchers, civil rights advocates, legislators, community leaders and others convened for dozens of interactive sessions on what we have learned in the 70 years since the Brown v Board decision and where we go from here.
INTERNATIONAL CONVENING | MAY 21, 2024
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INTERNATIONAL CONVENING | MAY 21, 2024
This invitation-only convening brought educator preparation professionals together from around the world to explore the ways in which teacher preparation programs are tackling the challenges of preparing teachers for transformative education in a time of rapid and revolutionary changes around the globe.
Webinar | May 16, 2024
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Webinar | May 16, 2024
State leaders and preparation program faculty shared insights into how state policy can help build and sustain high-quality teacher apprenticeship programs.
MEETING | APRIL 11–14, 2023
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MEETING | APRIL 11–14, 2023
The Learning Policy Institute was well represented at the AERA 2024 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, from April 11–14, 2024. Staff and research fellows presented their research on a range of topics, including community schools, school transformation, and the educator workforce.
Briefing | March 20, 2024
An empty classroom.
Briefing | March 20, 2024
Widespread teacher shortages have been a concern for decades and were greatly exacerbated by the pandemic. Experts discussed promising federal policy opportunities that can help ensure that every student has access to a well-prepared, diverse, and stable educator workforce.
VIRTUAL POLICY SUMMIT | JANUARY 23, 2024
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VIRTUAL POLICY SUMMIT | JANUARY 23, 2024
This year’s virtual summit will explore effective policy efforts that can help increase access to high-quality, comprehensive school leader preparation and development programs. Leading experts on teacher preparation policy and practice will share examples and discuss research-based approaches to school leader preparation.
EVENT | DECEMBER 6, 2023
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EVENT | DECEMBER 6, 2023
Researchers and policymakers discussed California’s Local Control Funding Formula, which—10 years after implementation—has dramatically changed the landscape of education funding and accountability in the state.
WEBINAR | OCTOBER 17, 2023
Guidance Counselor speaking with three students.
WEBINAR | OCTOBER 17, 2023
In this webinar, leading researchers and practitioners discussed building supportive school communities that proactively protect against the perpetration of school violence. Speakers addressed the evidence on restorative practices, which provide an alternative to exclusionary discipline and can improve safety, student achievement, mental health, and the conditions under which they work well.
WEBINAR | OCTOBER 5, 2023
Group of teachers having a discussion in a school.
WEBINAR | OCTOBER 5, 2023
Experts discuss the conditions in Texas that have led to teacher shortages; describes the work underway to stabilize the workforce; and offer their perspectives on solutions to strengthen the Texas teacher pipeline.