ERIC Number: ED478259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Shaping the Future of American Youth: Youth Policy in the 21st Century.
Lewis, Anne, Ed.
This volume contains 14 essays and commentaries on youth development penned by educators, policymakers, and leaders of youth development organizations. The papers, written to commemorate 10 years of American Youth Policy Forum's service, were originally presented at a forum in Washington, D.C., in January 2003. Following are the papers: "Genesis and Retrospective" (Samuel Halperin); "High School Reform: Common Standards, Flexible Pathways" (Robert B. Schwartz); "Choices Within a Strong Academic Framework" (Gene Bottoms); "The Fading Promise of Standards-Based Reform" (Warren Simmons); "Another Argument for Higher Academic Expectations" (John F. Jennings); "New Pathways to Civic Renewal" (Alan Casey and Michael Brown); "First: Grow Service-Learning" (James Kielsmeier); "Service as a Strategy for Youth Development" (Shirley Sagawa); "Flip the Script: Self-Sufficiency and Fulfillment for All" (Dorothy Stoneman); "Opportunities to Build Supporting Structures" (Karen Hein); "Making Sure There Are No Cracks" (Andrew B. Hahn); "Building One System for Youth Development and Opportunity" (Hilary Pennington); "Dismantling the Schools-to-Prison Pipeline" (Christine Sturgis); and "Putting the Will Behind the Vision" (Wendy D. Puriefoy). (WFA)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Adolescents, Citizenship Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), High Risk Students, Secondary School Students, Service Learning, Student Behavior, Student Needs, Student Volunteers, Student Welfare, Youth, Youth Employment, Youth Opportunities, Youth Problems
American Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Place N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($8). Tel: 202-775-9731; Fax: 202-775-9733; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.aypf.org. For full text: http://www.aypf.org/publications/shaping_future_youth.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: William T. Grant Foundation, New York, NY.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, MI.; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.; General Electric Foundation, Ossining, NY.; George Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH.; Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; KnowledgeWorks Foundation, Cincinnati, OH.; McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN.; Surdna Foundation, Inc., New York, NY.; Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Flint, MI.
Authoring Institution: American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, DC.