Learning First Alliance

Strengthening public schools for every child


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 at every level, and work toward the continual and long-term improvement of public education based on solid research.

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Professional learning is extremely important to student learning, and for students to succeed, schools must invest in the adults who teach them. Learning Forward focuses on professional learning as a vehicle for school improvement, and its Deputy...  Read More >
Using technology in meaningful ways is as essential to today’s teaching and learning as reading, writing, and arithmetic. Stakeholders from around Baltimore County understood this urgency and prioritized graduating every student globally competitive...  Read More >
LFA’s member organizations and partners have many examples of schools that have adopted innovative practices or have taken risks that have paid off in their students’ academic achievement. As we head back to school, here are five of our favorite...  Read More >
This guest blog was written by teacher Nichole Santangelo for the Partnership for 21st Century Learning. Learn more about Rancho Minerva, a P21 Exemplar School, in this Success Story. How Can a Middle School Be Structured To Foster New Digital...  Read More >
What did you do this summer? For many of us in education, summer is a time for reflection on the past and planning for the future. We engage in professional learning, and if we’re lucky, we expand our horizons by visiting new places. I had the great...  Read More >
Learning Forward and the Learning First Alliance are hosting Leading Schools for College and Career Readiness: A Professional Learning Framework for Principals, an interactive webinar that explores the leadership practices behind student...  Read More >