Offering hybrid or virtual programming this fall? Quality matters in those spaces, too! This session was designed for those already familiar with observation assessment using the Youth and School Age PQA tools. Adaptations for use in virtual program settings, an overview of new PQA scoring options, and guidance for conducting assessments are covered in this recording.
We’ve experienced a summer like no other, and Karen Pittman recently spoke with Catherine Augustine from the RAND Corporation and Melanie Claxton with Pittsburgh Public Schools to explore how districts have adapted to this new form of virtual educational engagement, and what lessons may be applied to virtual or hybrid school environments for the 2020-21 school year.
The latest Opportunity Index is out, how does your community measure up? To get the full answer, we need to dig into the data and examine it disaggregated by race. Only then can we understand who truly has opportunity, and how well our Zip Codes are living up to the American promise of opportunity for all.
Opportunity Nation’s Delbria Walton guides us through the latest release, with an in-depth look at one state that is very much in the headlines.
New Research Synthesis: Thriving, Robust Equity, and Transformative Learning & Development: A More Powerful Conceptualization of the Contributors to Youth Success
Each and every young person has great potential to thrive. The potential for thriving is universal, but so too is the existence of adversity. Young people can overcome adversities, but the ease of doing so is not equally shared. Opportunity structures — in schools, communities, and society — make it easier for some youth to avoid or buffer the impacts of adversity than others.