Academic Achievement and Youth Development
Resources and strategies to create more effective learning environments for youth that lead to increased academic achievement and better preparation for further learning and careers.
Closing the Achievement Gap and Youth Development
Resources that describe youth development strategies and concepts that specifically address concerns related to closing the achievement gap.
Resiliency and Youth Development
Resources supporting individual and community resilience.
Youth Development - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.
Youth Voice and Youth Development
Insights and ideas for empowering youth to make a difference.
2004 Youth Development Summit
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell encourages schools to support positive youth development. The California Department of Education recognizes the important role that youth development plays in academic achievement. You can hear the Superintendent's comments endorsing youth development beginning at the 22:30 minute mark of the video stream from the 2004 Youth Development Summit held October 1, 2004.