Statement of K-12 Principals’ and Education Leaders’ Groups on Trump Administration’s Proposed FY17 Appropriations Cuts
American Federation of School Administrators, ASCD, Learning Forward, National Association of Elementary School Principals, and National Association of Secondary School Principals issued a joint statement in response to the Trump Administration's proposed cuts to Title IIA funds in the FY17 budget.
DALLAS, TX 3/17/2017 Stephanie Hirsh, executive director of Learning Forward, issued the following statement about the budget proposed by the Trump administration yesterday. “The research is clear – effective leadership and teaching are essential to more students achieving at higher levels. Therefore, eliminating federal funding that is directly tied to supporting educator effectiveness will be […]
Learning Forward and Frontline Research & Learning Institute Launch Collaborative Study on Impact of Professional Learning
For Learning Forward Tracy Crow 972-421-0900 firstname.lastname@example.org For Frontline Research & Learning Institute Learning Forward and Frontline Research & Learning Institute Launch Collaborative Study on Impact of Professional Learning Boston Public Schools Among Six School Systems Selected to Participate MALVERN, PA – – 2/10/2017. Learning Forward and the Frontline Research & Learning Institute today announced […]
Learning Forward and NCTAF Announce Merger to Provide Stronger Support for the Nation’s Teachers and Students
Learning Forward and the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future (NCTAF) are excited to announce they are merging and will operate under the Learning Forward banner moving forward.
Learning Forward’s journal is undergoing a redesign and improvement process. One major change will be the name of the magazine. JSD will become The Learning Professional.
Coinciding with Learning Forward’s 2016 Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Learning Forward today releases the findings from a new study, The State of Educators’ Professional Learning in Canada. Accompanying the study is a call to action by Michael Fullan and Andy Hargreaves.
In collaboration with Canadian researchers and education stakeholders, Learning Forward announces that it has launched a research study examining the state of professional learning across Canada. The purpose of the study is to understand the current landscape of educator professional learning throughout Canada and to advance a priority focus on the elements of and conditions for effective professional learning in Canada and across the world.
Learning Forward and the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future (NCTAF) today announced 12 finalists in its Agents for Learning challenge, a nationwide call to action designed to engage educator teams in advocating for the best use of federal funding for professional learning under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Learning Forward is pleased to see that the draft regulations for ESSA implementation from the U.S. Department of Education include a requirement for consolidated state plans to describe states’ systems for educator development, retention, and advancement, including how the state will “ensure that each LEA has and is implementing a system of professional growth and improvement for teachers, principals, and other school leaders….”
Learning Forward announces that Carver Middle School in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is the first recipient of the Learning School Designation, in recognition of its commitment to effective and continuous professional learning. Learning Forward collaborates with AdvancED®, a non-profit organization that provides products, services and support for education providers of all types around the world, to offer this designation. The Learning School Designation identifies a school as a model for results-driven, standards-based and job-embedded professional learning. Schools pursue the recognition to demonstrate their commitment to quality professional learning as a key strategy for school improvement.