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Whole Learner News2020-10-15T07:42:56-04:00

Whole learner approach seeks to remove barriers, reduce inequity in education

Transcend Education’s Ryan Hall grew up in Longmont and is a product of St. Vrain Valley Schools and the University of Colorado at Boulder, but early in his teaching career he decided to dive into one of the toughest educational environments in the country as a Teach For America corps member in New York City in 2007.

Don’t Miss the Upcoming Fireside Chats on Advancing Whole-Learner Education

Join us for virtual fireside chats. We'll discuss how we can work to transform our country's education system to better meet the needs of all students, and what can be done to ensure that every young person can develop the breadth of skills that they need to thrive, both in school and in life.

Opinion: Children of all ages deserve an education system that works for them

Earlier this year, as the widespread impact of COVID-19 began to take root, those of us working in education were faced with the challenge of finding ways to support teachers and schools as they shifted to distance learning to ensure students in our state were not left out of the education equation.

America Forward Launches Whole-Learner Education Initiative with Release of Whole-Learner Education: A Policy Roadmap to Student Success

Today, America Forward, the nonpartisan policy initiative of pioneering venture philanthropy organization New Profit, launched Advancing Whole-Learner Education - a new initiative aimed at deepening public engagement and expanding federal support for whole-learner approaches to education.