cover of elements of success report

Elements of Success: 10 Million Speak on Schools That Work

For the first time, a dozen major education organizations have pulled together their best practices and research to state these elements and help policymakers, school leaders and the public understand why some schools succeed and how they do it. 

Hands around burning candle

School Violence Resources

After yet another school shooting, how do you talk to students? NEA Today has a new guide and school crisis guide, The American School Counselor Association has its talking points and resources. See LFA's Healthy Kids for more resources.

group of women at a training

Reflecting on Your Practice

The American Federation of Teachers hosts "Share My Lesson," a resource for teachers to share ideas and lesson plans. In the latest LFA/Share My Lesson blog, we discuss tips for easing the digital divide and Homework Gap. 


CoSN's Susan Bearden and Keith Krueger in conversation

Moving Towards Digital Equity

CoSN Executive Director Keith Krueger and Project Director Susan Bearden talk about what school districts and their community partners can do to ensure all students have access to the digital resources, including high-speed internet connections outside of school, they need to succeed.

Young boy with stack of storybooks

Equity in 2018

What is equity in 2018? How can schools advance it? Donna Harris-Aikens, Director of Education Policy and Practice at the National Education Association, joined LFA Executive Director Rich Long for a conversation on these issues. 

hand on keyboard

Learn More and Take Action

Stay on top of news from LFA and all its members by subscribing to our monthly e-newsletter. We respect your privacy and will never share your information.

The Learning First Alliance is a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America's public schools. We share examples of success, encourage collaboration, and work toward the continual and long-term improvement of public education based on solid research.