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Apprenticeship Combines Hands-On Work with Advanced Academics

Take an in-depth look at how Newport News Shipbuilding's Apprentice School is developing the workforce needed to fill new manufacturing jobs and help more students transition to high-skilled and high-paying jobs.


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New: Vouchers, ESAs, and Tuition Tax Credits  

Our new resource explains the details of these initiatives and how diverting taxpayer funds to private schools can hurt public education. We also have archives of recent webinars: School Vouchers: What You Need to Know and Education Savings Accounts: What You Need to Know as well as a new School Choice webpage with more resources. 

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Let's Talk About Testing

Helping parents and your community understand student assessments and test scores is a recurring challenge--and dreaded exercise--for most educators, so the National School Public Relations Association has released Communication Planning and Strategic Tactics for Releasing High-Stakes Test Scores to assist school leaders.

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.