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    How Federal Policy Can Empower States and Communities to Provide Whole Child Education For All Students

    May 22 2019, 9:30 AM EDT
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    Decades of research show that whole child education is essential to students' academic and life success and can reduce the negative effects of poverty on achievement. Speakers at this briefing examined federal policy levers that state and local policymakers can use to invest in research-based whole child approaches to learning, including integrated student supports, community schools, and other approaches that foster academic enrichment.
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    Creating Safe and Inclusive Schools: The Federal Role in Addressing Discriminatory School Discipline

    May 01 2019, 12:15 PM EDT
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    Data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights Data Collection demonstrate that students of color, students with disabilities, and other historically underserved students are disproportionately impacted by zero-tolerance school discipline policies. During this briefing, panelists highlighted alternative, research-based school discipline policies and practices which create safe, inclusive learning environments for all students. LPI also released a new report, Protecting Students’ Civil Rights: The Federal Role in School Discipline.
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    2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Meeting

    Apr 05 2019 (All day)
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    The Learning Policy Institute will be well represented at the 2019 AERA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada from April 5 to April 9, 2019. Staff and research fellows will present their research on a range of topics including principal preparation and development, racial equity leadership, early childhood learning, social-emotional learning, and more.
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    Bridging the Divide: School Integration Designs

    Feb 28 2019, 8:15 AM EST
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    On February 28, 2019, the Learning Policy Institute hosted a forum examining where we stand today with regard to realizing the promise of educational equity outlined in Brown v. Board of Education. The forum featured experts who shared lessons learned from efforts to fulfill Brown’s promise and analyze approaches being taken to ensure that school system design helps prepare students to be effective participants in our diverse democracy.
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    Reaching for Equity and Excellence: California’s Educational Progress and the Path Ahead

    Feb 21 2019, 12:30 PM EST
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    On Thursday, February 21, the Learning Policy Institute and EdSource co-sponsored the forum, Reaching for Equity and Excellence: California’s Educational Progress and the Path Ahead. The event was designed to highlight education exemplars in California and spur dialogue among stakeholders about progress, challenges, and next steps for California.
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    Webinar: Using School Climate Data to Meet Student Needs

    Feb 05 2019, 3:00 PM EST
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    On February 5th, the Learning Policy Institute and the National Urban League hosted a webinar entitled, “Using School Climate Data to Meet Student Needs" on how states are measuring, collecting, and reporting on a variety of school climate and social and emotional learning indicators under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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    Webinar: Untangling the Evidence on Preschool Effectiveness, A Preview

    Jan 17 2019, 1:30 PM EST
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    On January 17, LPI hosted this webinar to preview the report, Untangling the Evidence on Preschool Effectiveness: Insights for Policymakers, which reviews the research on preschool’s effectiveness in improving academic and life outcomes of children who participate in pre-K programs. The webinar also included a discussion of state models and how the elements of high-quality early learning can be successfully implemented in public preschool programs.
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    Webinar: Quality Early Education for all Kids in California - What Will It Take?

    Dec 10 2018, 2:00 PM EST
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    Governor-elect Gavin Newsom has pledged to significantly expand early education in California. But with more than 3 million kids aged 5 and under in the state, what would it take? In partnership with EdSource and Policy Analysis for California Education, LPI participated in a discussion with leading early education experts on how to achieve this ambitious goal.
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    Webinar: Reaching Equity: Strategies for Solving Teacher Shortages in Underserved Communities

    Nov 13 2018, 3:00 PM EST
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    In this webinar, co-hosted by the Learning Policy Institute and the National Urban League, we shared strategies that advocates and policymakers are using to tackle teacher shortages that disproportionately impact underserved communities.
  • Event: Equity, Quality, and Access: How Do We Create Schools Worth Choosing for All?
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    Equity, Quality, and Access: How Do We Create Schools Worth Choosing for All?

    Oct 25 2018, 8:30 AM EDT
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    This forum was designed to spur dialogue among stakeholders—parents, education experts, community advocates, researchers, legal advocates, policymakers, and school leaders—in order to shift the public narrative on school choice from one that is politically polarizing to one that is focused on evidence-based solutions that can help ensure all children have access to quality educational opportunities, regardless of race, income, or ability.

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