Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Re-Engaging Dropouts: Local Innovations & New Opportunities for Federal Policy Capitol Hill Forum 04/04/2014

Capitol Hill Forum
04/04/2014 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM ET
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This forum will examine local progress and federal policy connections to support systematic efforts to re-engage dropouts in education drawing upon a growing body of experience in the multi-city Reengagement Network hosted by the National League of Cities (NLC).  Andrew Moore of the NLC Institute for Youth, Education, and Families will provide an overview of reengagement activity nationwide, drawing upon a new Municipal Action Guide on the topic.  Eric Dregne of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Iowa will discuss recent progress and partnerships of Re-Engage Dubuque. Robert Sainz of Los Angeles’ Economic and Workforce Development Department will describe early results from a unique workforce-school district reengagement partnership supported by the Workforce Innovation Fund.  Allie Kimmel, Legislative Assistant, Representative Jared Polis (CO-2) will provide closing remarks.

Co-Sponsored by
National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families, and Youth Transition Funders Group - Multiple Pathways to Graduation Work Group

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