Mayors partaking in NLC’s new Mayors’ Education Reform Task Force joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to discuss partnership opportunities to foster effective education reform approaches.
Mayoral education advisors from more than 30 cities had the opportunity to exchange ideas with federal officials and national experts at a meeting of the Mayors’ Education Policy Advisors Network (EPAN) sponsored by NLC.
Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter was the keynote speaker at the final event for the CLIP initiative, a three-year project to increase the number of low-income young adults who obtain postsecondary credentials and degrees.
As part of the second phase of an initiative to help communities boost local college completion rates, the YEF Institute has selected 18 cities to participate in the Postsecondary Success City Action Network.
This municipal action guide highlights potential strategies and promising city approaches for reducing the persistent disparities between black males and their peers in the areas of education, work and family.
NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education and Families is launching the second phase of an initiative to help cities boost local college completion rates.
Mayors and their staff and local partners from Salt Lake City, Berkeley, Louisville and Memphis gathered in Denver recently for a Mayors Institute on Children and Families focused on postsecondary success.
Municipal officials in both large and small cities across the nation are partnering with school districts and other community stakeholders to improve local public schools and enhance student academic achievement.