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Learning Forward Applauds Congressional Budget Agreement – Title IIA Fully Funded

By Learning Forward | March 22, 2018

Dallas, Texas – March 22, 2018 Stephanie Hirsh, executive director of Learning Forward, issued the following statement about the budget agreement reached by Congress:   “We are thrilled that Congress has reached a bicameral spending agreement for Fiscal Year 2018 with level funding at $2.055 billion for Title IIA of the Every Student Succeeds Act. […]

Learning Forward Launches Learning Network of School Systems and Organizations

By Learning Forward | December 15, 2017

Dallas, Texas – November 16, 2017 Learning Forward, a membership association focused on effective professional learning for K-12 educators, has launched the Student Success Learning Network to improve teaching and learning and build educator capacity. The network is a collaboration among 15 U.S. school districts and organizations dedicated to addressing specific student learning challenges within […]

Learning Forward to Launch What Matters Now Network to Improve Teaching and Learning

By Learning Forward | October 10, 2017

Dallas, Texas – October 10, 2017 Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $600,000 grant to Learning Forward to support the launch of the new What Matters Now Network, a community of state-based coalitions of policy makers and educators. The network will apply improvement science methods within a Networked Improvement Community to strengthen professional […]

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Recognizes Importance of Educator Support, Provides Resources for Professional Learning

By Learning Forward | September 6, 2017

Dallas, Texas – September 6, 2017 Stephanie Hirsh, executive director of Learning Forward, issued the following statement about the Senate budget proposal on 9/6/2017: “Today the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies voted to reinstate Title II funding in the federal budget at a level of $2.055 billion. […]

House Funding Bill Eliminates Essential Support for Educators

By Learning Forward | July 14, 2017

Stephanie Hirsh responds to the latest education funding bill from the House of Representatives, which completely eliminates Title II support.

President Trump’s Proposed Budget Bankrupts Support for Educators

By Learning Forward | May 23, 2017

Stephanie Hirsh responds to the Trump administration’s budget proposal and outlines how eliminating Title II funds will harm educators’ ability to serve all students.

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