Learning First

The Nation’s Report Card on education: Why we should not lose this moment

2022-10-25T15:23:23+00:00October 24, 2022|

"If we pretend that the pandemic was simply an inconvenience, we will live with its impact for many years," says Richard Long, Executive Director, LFA. "The alternative, however, is clear. The public can instead choose to engage with their local educators, PTAs, and school leadership and help bring about the changes each school needs to support each of the kids in their building."

Launch of #HerefortheKids Campaign

2022-10-03T18:54:04+00:00October 3, 2022|

The Learning First Alliance and its 13 member organizations have come together to empower and provide parents, teachers and other stakeholders with a clear way to express and make visible their support for public education.

LFA Recognizes Board Leaders for Commitment and Service

2022-09-21T21:02:25+00:00September 21, 2022|

Marla Ucelli-Kashyap, senior director, educational issues at the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and Keith R. Krueger, CEO of CoSN, the Consortium for School Networking, were recognized for their leadership and dedicated service to the alliance. Krueger served as LFA’s board chair 2021-2022 and Ucelli-Kashyap 2019-2021.

NAESP’s L. Earl Franks elected Board Chair of Learning First Alliance

2022-08-25T20:53:33+00:00August 25, 2022|

The Learning First Alliance has elected L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), as chair of its Board of Directors for the 2022-23 term. Jill Cook, executive director of the American School Counselor Association, was elected secretary/treasurer, and Keith R. Kruger, CEO of CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) and 2021-22 LFA chair, will serve on the executive committee as immediate past president.

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