SIATech Los Angeles Youth Leadership Summit

SAVE THE DATE! APRIL 5, 2017 Join SIATech Boyle Heights and SIATech Pico-Union at the Youth Leadership Summit to learn more about the wonderful opportunities provided by SIATech Charter High Schools. This interactive, half-day summit will empower students to explore careers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, with a special focus on 

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SIATech San Jose Youth Leadership Summit

SAVE THE DATE! MARCH 17, 2017 Join SIATech, a network of charter high schools, at the Youth Leadership Summit to learn more about the wonderful opportunities provided by SIATech. This interactive, half-day summit will empower students to explore careers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, with a special focus on Advanced Manufacturing, 

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Join RAPSA’s FREE Webinar on NLC’s Reengagement Census

NLC’s 2015-16 Reengagement Census – (February 24, 2017, 11 AM PST) The National League of Cities has released its 2015-16 Reengagement Census.  Join Andrew Moore, Director of Youth and Young Adult Connections, and Niels Smith, 2016-17 Heinz Graduate Fellow, to learn more about the study and trends of Reengagement Centers across the country.  This year’s summary 

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State University of New York Seeks Applications for OA/UC Restructuring

Deadline is February 28, 2017 Suny 2017 Request for Application The SUNY Charter Schools Institute (the “Institute”) on behalf of the State University of New York Board of Trustees (the “SUNY Trustees”) seeks applications for the potential restructuring renewal of two charter high schools serving over-age and/or under-credited students in response to the non-renewal of 

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Youth Employment Event in Chicago

Upcoming event on youth employment in Chicago. The Urban League through unique community, corporate and civic relationships, has helped people find jobs, affordable housing, educational opportunities, and grow businesses. They are passionate advocates for educational equality, economic development and social justice. Learn more by calling the Chicago Urban League at 773.285.5800 or on their website 

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Don’t Miss the Linked Learning Convention Presentation: Transforming Learning by Designing Pathways for Opportunity Youth

Are you attending the Linked Learning Convention in Oakland on January 24, 2017? Be sure to attend the SIATech presentation “Transforming Learning by Designing Pathways for Opportunity Youth.”   Learn how SIATech, a network of fully accredited public charter high schools focusing on dropout recovery for opportunity youth ages 16-24, is designing intake processes and 

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Webinar Registration

WestEd Resarchers Lead RAPSA in Exciting Discussion of Characteristics and Education Outcomes of High School Dropouts Who Re-Enroll View Recording (password: pP2E5mp5) – Presentation Slides – WestEd Study The Regional Educational Laboratory West at WestEd has published a study prepared for the Institute of Education Sciences.  The study, Characteristics and education outcomes of Utah high 

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CLASP Report Identifies Best Practices to Support Employment of Boys and Young Men of Color

Employment Pathways for Boys and Young Men of Color: Solutions and Strategies That Can Make a Difference The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national, nonpartisan, anti-poverty organization advancing policy solutions that work for low-income people. Last month, CLASP, in partnership with the Moriah Group and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released Employment 

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 Accountability for Alternative Education: Lessons Learned from States and Districts

Webinar  Monday, November 14, 2016 from 3:00 – 4:30pm ETLast year, the nation’s high school graduation rate reached a record high of 82.3 percent. Despite this progress, however, data show that there is still work to be done to ensure that students with the highest risk of dropping out have access to high-quality alternative educational opportunities 

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