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We organize our work into three areas to help low-income youth & adults:

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Monday March 5, 2012
Last month I was at Camelot's Excel Academy South in Philadelphia, a school that demonstrates what teaching and learning should look like for our nation's off-track students. Excel South has helped its students make major academic gains, using Jobs for the Future's Common Instructional Framework to accelerate student learning. Now, JFF is working with Camelot to develop Excel South into a lab school that will demonstrate college-ready instructional practices to educators across the nation. JFF's CEO Marlene Seltzer and I joined Philadelphia's Mayor Michael Nutter and Camelot CEO Todd Bock...
Tags: Dropout Recovery, Opportunity Youth, Dual Enrollment, Early College
Thursday March 1, 2012
This blog was authored by JFF's former CEO Marlene B. Seltzer. Dear Chairman Kline: Jobs for the Future commends you and the members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for your commitment to moving the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) forward. As a national education and workforce intermediary organization, JFF identifies, develops, and helps scale up strategies that provide pathways from high school to college to family-sustaining careers for youth and adults struggling to advance in America. As such, we believe that ESEA reauthorization...
Tags: Dual Enrollment, Early College