Superintendent Talisa L. Dixon recounts what one of her students told her: “I didn’t know I could take AP courses.” Because his school’s AP courses were majority-white and he didn’t see students who looked like him, he didn’t think he was eligible.
The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) and the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) are pleased to announce that Santos Amaya Guevara has been named this year’s Halperin Youth Award winner.
Last year, 45 education leaders visited historic sites from the civil rights movement throughout Mississippi and Alabama and learned lessons from past and current leaders.
The California site of IEL’s Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), a professional development initiative for leaders in education policy, selected its inaugural Fellows for 2016-17.
IEL hosted its 52nd Education Policy Fellowship Program Washington Policy Seminar, convening 300 EPFP Fellows from 17 sites across the country—the highest WPS attendance ever.