Expanding Education Options for Struggling Students and Out-of-School Youth
The National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC) is building capacity of the field by helping states, local communities, and education systems to better serve struggling students and out-of-school youth.
Expanding Education Options Resources
NYEC gathers resources useful to communities and states working to expand education options for struggling students and disconnected youth related to each of the following key areas:
- Data Collection and Use
- Building Capacity
- Cross-System Collaboration
NYEC's policy brief, Expanding Options for Struggling Students and Out-of-School Youth: State Financing of Education Pathways (2010), describes a number of finance-related policies that states can use to support the development of education options that serve disconnected youth and provides examples from across the country.
In 2008, NYEC released the report Financing Education Options for Struggling Students and Out-of-School Youth in Michigan: Report and Recommendations for State Policy which highlights the challenges facing at-risk and disconnected youth in the region, as well as strategies for connecting those young people to educational opportunities.
|NYEC's publication, Expanding Options: State Financing of Education Pathways for Struggling Students and Out-of-School Youth (2008), explores how Indiana, Massachusetts, and North Carolina have created policies and funding streams to support a variety of secondary education options for young people.
|NYEC's Financing Alternative Education Pathways: Profiles and Policy (2005) highlights how alternative education schools and programs access state and local education funds in Wisconsin, Oregon, Ohio, Arizona, New York, Texas, Virginia, California and Illinois. Funding Alternative Education Pathways: A Review of the Literature examines how alternative education pathways are funded.
For more information please contact Mala B. Thakur, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.