Posts By: Maddie Rocklin-Waltch

AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (11/23)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington Last week in Washington, there were no breakthroughs in talks on either a new COVID relief package or finalizing the federal budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The House
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New Release: A Guide for the Biden-Harris Administration to Ensure Student Success in Higher Education

Today, New America released a set of higher education proposals for the Biden-Harris Transition Team. The proposals include a new paper we jointly co-authored, along with Kate Tromble, Vice President for Federal Policy at Results for America, proposing a new $800 million tiered evidence innovation fund at the U.S. Department of Education to build evidence for and scale post-secondary approaches
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (11/17)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington In Washington last week, congressional leaders began to lay out the schedule for Congress to address both a COVID-19 relief package and finalize funding for the 2021 federal fiscal
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Reimagining the Future: Convening Conversations about Whole-Learner Education in Pennsylvania and Michigan

At the end of October, America Forward hosted two events, as part of a series of conversations with policymakers and education leaders about the critical importance of whole-learner approaches to education. Both events were moderated by America Forward Advocacy Director Nithya Joseph. The first, focused on Pennsylvania, was held on Friday, October 23, 2020 and featured Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06);
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (11/3)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. Update: COVID-19 Resources from the U.S. Department of Education Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released several resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic: On October 23, the Department of Education released a
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AF Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 27)

Every week, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. Station1 Young people are at
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (10/26)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington Last week, action in Washington was focused on campaigns and especially on last Thursday’s presidential debate. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted in support of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to
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AF Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 26)

Every week, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. Braven and Beyond 12  
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AF Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (10/19)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington Last week, the Senate and House of Representatives did not meet; however, the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court.
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AF Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 25)

Every week, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. Eye to Eye The turmoil
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