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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. 

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How Can We Support New Teachers?

Lynn M. Gangone, executive director of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education joined LFA for a Facebook Live chat to discuss the current state of teacher education. LFA's Elements of Success has led to a focus on teachers, teacher education, and ongoing support as a critical need for K-12 education. (photo by Allison Shelley, the Verbatim Project for American Education)


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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 integrating social-emotional learning in the classroom. 


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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.

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Back to School Toolkit

One of the most important actions for school leaders is engaging parents, community members and policymakers to help build stronger schools. LFA's Back-to-school resources include communications tools and samples to help kick off your new academic year.

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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.