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- New Congress brings new uncertainty
Before concluding the 117th Congress, federal lawmakers passed a $1.7 trillion fiscal year 2023 omnibus spending bill, which included significant increases for all major K-12 education programs. Learning Forward is
- Top 15 blogs reflect high-quality professional learning priorities
At Learning Forward, our blog posts tend to feel more like lively conversations with our colleagues, partners, and clients. The blog is a space where Learning Forward staff members and
- FY23 Omnibus summary: $20 million Title II-A funding increase misses mark
On Tuesday, Dec. 20, lawmakers released their highly anticipated $1.7 trillion government funding package for fiscal year 2023. Both chambers must act fast to pass the omnibus to avert a
- The Learning Professional’s top 10 articles of 2022
What professional learning topics resonated most with you in 2022? If you’re like many readers of The Learning Professional, building collaboration in divisive times and implementing revised Standards for Professional
- How states embed Standards for Professional Learning
Federal, state, and district education leaders increasingly lean on Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning as an essential, evidence-based resource that informs their policy and implementation decisions and helps them
- Let’s develop learning teams that really improve student outcomes
Like all educators, I see the reports coming out about the scale of “unfinished learning” and it makes my heart hurt – for the students who didn’t get the opportunity
- Remembering Hayes Mizell
The Learning Forward family is deeply saddened by the passing of Melvin Hayes Mizell on Sept. 26, 2022. He is a legend in our organization and our field – a
- Congress passes continuing resolution – no appropriations decisions yet
Gearing up for a lengthy six-week recess, Congress wrapped up its legislative business for the month of September by passing a continuing resolution that extends government funding through December 16,
- Standards for Professional Learning evolve to drive progress
Learning Forward’s revised Standards for Professional Learning are resonating with educators and leaders eager to learn more about them. Learning sessions conducted during standards launch week in April 2022 and
- What professional learning leaders can learn from Disney
I recently had the wonderful experience of enjoying the Disney World parks with members of my extended family who span a 70-year age range. As we averaged about 20,000 steps
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