Title IX: Past, Present & Future

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 By: Amanda Clapp Esq., Neola President and Board Chair […]

EDUCATION POLICY MATTERS: The Mission-Critical Role of Policy in Education

Now more than ever, policy has a direct impact on the quality of education provided to students. Effective education policies can help to reduce inequalities, promote social mobility, and ensure that students have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the workforce and in their personal lives. On the other hand, poorly designed education […]

USDA Announces New Investments in School Meals to Support Healthy Kids

On March 22, 2023 the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced several actions to expand support for and access to the school meal programs, including awarding $50 million in grants that will increase collaboration between schools, food producers and suppliers, and other partners to develop nutritious, appetizing school meals for kids. The department also announced $10 […]

MEET ANGELA DE LOS SANTOS: Neola Executive Director of Policy Services

We recently interviewed Neola’s Executive Director of Policy Services, Angela De Los Santos. Angela is an accomplished Senior Policy & Governance Leader with over 15 years of experience in public policy, policy services, and product development. With a proven track record of guiding thousands of governing boards to effectively manage local policies and procedures, Angela […]