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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 will examine 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.
  • 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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    Strengthening the Educator Pipeline: Evidence-Based Approaches to Teacher and Leader Preparation

    Sep 25 2018, 12:00 PM EDT
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    Investments in teacher and leader preparation advance equity in the high-need communities where schools are often staffed by a revolving door of underprepared and inexperienced teachers. At this briefing, speakers discussed approaches to teacher and leader preparation that are effective in addressing these challenges, such as high-quality residency programs and Grow Your Own models.
  • From Community Schools to Community Districts: Building Systems for Student Success
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    From Community Schools to Community Districts: Building Systems for Student Success

    Aug 14 2018, 10:00 AM EDT
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    The Learning Policy Institute and our partners at the Coalition for Community Schools, Communities In Schools, and the Center for American Progress hosted a conversation with leaders on community schools. Panelists discussed how to implement a community schools strategy at scale and how local and state education policy can support this crucial work.
  • Event: Supporting the Whole Child: Practice, Policy, and Measurement
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    Supporting the Whole Child: Practice, Policy, and Measurement

    Sep 07 2018, 12:30 PM EDT
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    On September 7, 2018, Policy Analysis for California Education and the Learning Policy Institute hosted Supporting the Whole Child: Practice, Policy, and Measurement, an event on how schools can be organized to support the whole child, which featured a series of panels with leading researchers, policymakers, and practitioners.
  • Putting the Whole Child at the Center of Education – A Luncheon Discussion
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    Putting the Whole Child at the Center of Education – A Luncheon Discussion

    Jul 19 2018, 12:30 PM EDT
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    In partnership with the Stuart Foundation, the Forum for Youth Investment, and the Learning Policy Institute held a discussion on how to spark a Whole Child Challenge in communities across America. Ignited by Stuart Foundation’s President Jonathan P. Raymond's new book, Wildflowers: A School Superintendent’s Challenge to America, panelists built on themes that resonated with them in the book by sharing their stories and discussed how to place children at the center of every policy, every debate, and every decision made about K-12 education. 

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