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New videos from the Learning First Alliance show six exemplary public schools across the country that are making a difference for students and their communities Alexandria, VA (March 25, 2019) -- The Learning First Alliance (LFA) and thousands of partner groups and educators across the country are hosting Public Schools...
Schools across the country and lawmakers to celebrate the accomplishments and potential of public schools from March 25 to 29. The members of the Learning First Alliance will host Public Schools Week March 25-29, 2019, to show the great things happening every day in public schools–and show the potential for...
Schools across the country and lawmakers to celebrate the accomplishments and potential of public schools from March 25 to 29, 2019. The members of the Learning First Alliance will host Public Schools Week March 25-29, 2019, to show the great things happening every day in public schools–and show the potential...
Major education organizations call on federal government to focus its next steps on resources and training more mental health specialists to ensure safety of students and school staff A new federal report misses a high-profile opportunity to bring leadership and resources to social-emotional and mental health needs in K-12 schools,...
Contact: Richard Long, Learning First Alliance longr@learningfirst.org/ (703) 738-9081 Alexandria, Va. (Sept. 6, 2018) – Schools and businesses have common and often compatible goals to better prepare their students for higher education, careers, and life. The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a coalition of 12 major national education organizations, and business...
Contact: Richard Long, Learning First Alliance longr@learningfirst.org/ (703) 909-1854 Newport News, Va. (August 31, 2018) -- Members of the Learning First Alliance and colleagues from the business community visited Newport News’ Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School earlier this month to learn more about the school’s apprenticeship program and the potential of offering...
Alexandria, Va. ( July 17, 2018) – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education associations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has elected Nathan R. Monell, CAE, executive director of National PTA, as chair of its Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 term. “Nathan...
A compendium of research and best practices from organizations representing 10 million educators, parents, and policymakers will help build strong, thriving public schools Alexandria, Va. (January 23, 2018) – Educators know what works in successful public schools. For the first time, a dozen major education organizations have pulled together their...
New executive director of NAESP has extensive experience in association management, school leadership and teaching Alexandria, Va. (July 31, 2017) – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, welcomes Dr. L. Earl Franks, CAE, executive director of...
JoAnn Bartoletti brings wealth of leadership experience to LFA as organization continues its work for the advancement of public education Alexandria, Va. – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named JoAnn Bartoletti, executive director of...