Shaping the Future of American Youth: Youth Policy in the 21st Century

June 25, 2003

How can high schools give students flexibility in courses and hands-on learning opportunities at the same time accountability efforts are restricting the coursework that "counts"? How can schools give all kids the skills and knowledge they need? How do we target youth in trouble before it's too late and still tap individual and community assets to reach all youth? In its 10th anniversary celebration publication, the American Youth Policy Forum examines these issues and looks at where we are and where we've been.