Today the New York Times published IEL's letter to the editor regarding New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's recent investment in the community schools strategy.
The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have released guidance on the rights of public elementary and secondary students with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities.
From December 11-14 in Washington, DC, IEL and will host a Community Learning Exchange: "Lead On: Igniting Youth Voice, Promoting Youth Choice."
At the board of directors meeting this week, IEL honored the service of board members Joe Aguerrebere and Bert Berkley, who are retiring from the IEL board.
On December 19, the American Educational Research Association and IEL are hosting an educational policy luncheon on "Doing the Right Thing for Children: Eight Qualities of Leadership."
The Campaign for Youth recently updated its investment strategy that offers a set of recommendations to help an estimated 6.7 million youth not attached to school or work.