Backpack Coalition Reimagines Its Weekend Meal Program

Backpack Coalition Reimagines Its Weekend Meal Program By Danielle Nadler In the past nine months, the Loudoun Education Foundation has undergone some pretty significant changes. It was almost a year ago that Dawn Meyer, then LEF’s Executive Director, came to me, then the Director of Communications, and said that it was time to build the […]

Community Schools Initiative: A ‘Game-Changer’ for Loudoun County Students

“If we close the opportunity gap, the achievement gap will take care of itself,” said Sugarland Elementary Principal Gail Brady. Partner with LEF to close the opportunity gap for students.

New Training Equips LCPS Teachers to Recognize Psychological Distress Among Students

New Training Equips LCPS Teachers to Recognize Psychological Distress Among Students By Danielle Nadler Now that we’re a few weeks into the school year, most parents are likely feeling some relief about getting students back into schools. But it may not be all high-fives at bus stops and skipping down school hallways. Many parents are […]

The Key to Supporting, Retaining a Diverse Teaching Staff

The Key to Supporting, Retaining New Educators of Color Written By: Danielle Nadler   The American education system underwent a historic shift just six years ago. During the 2014-2015 academic year, the majority of public school students were, for the first time, no longer white. And this majority-minority shift has continued to progress since. Studies predict that by 2029 students of color will make […]