Learning First Alliance

Strengthening public schools for every child

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

What's New on Public School Insights

There is a fast-growing trend with Phishing scams targeting school districts. Perpetrators are using social engineering tactics to trick people into giving up information. They’re researching organizational charts and reporting structures from your...  Read More >
The Learning First Alliance today released, “Working Together for Student Success: A Back-to-School Communications Toolkit,” a resource to help educators communicate with their parents and communities.  The toolkit contains advice for helping...  Read More >
Learning First Alliance Executive Director Richard M. Long will join Education Talk Radio on Thursday, July 21 to chat about the importance of involving the local stakeholders in the age of the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). LFA released a...  Read More >
Planning to take advantage of another hot (in much of the country) weekend to catch up on your reading? Check out some of the top stories that you may have missed on the Public School Insights’ blog during the 2015-2016 school...  Read More >
What is the worth of real work experiences for today's students? What was once a rite of passage in our collective coming of age stories—the summer job—has succumbed under fuller employment and other socio-economic factors which remove these...  Read More >
What's next for the college- and career-ready standards movement? Learning First Alliance Executive Director Richard M. Long discussed the pertinant issues with Michael Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute in a recent chat on social medium...  Read More >