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Tuesday February 17, 2015
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“We’re working to redesign high schools and partner them with colleges and employers that offer the real-world education and hands-on training that can lead directly to a job and career.” In his January 20th State of the Union Address, President Obama described work that Jobs for the Future, in partnership with the Harvard Graduate School of Education, has been deeply involved in for over two and a half years. The Pathways to Prosperity Network is a collaboration of regions and states focused on ensuring that many more young people complete high school and attain postsecondary credentials...
Tags: Career and Technical Education, Career Pathways
Monday February 16, 2015
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JFF’s Policy Recommendations to Prepare All Students for College, Careers, and Civic Life While it may come as a surprise to some, reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is moving ever onward, with the House Education and Workforce Committee approving the Student Success Act (H.R. 5) last week, and the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee moving forward with hearings and bipartisan discussions.  We are encouraged by Congressional members’ enthusiasm for improving the law, and we are particularly encouraged by the prospect of a bipartisan...
Tags: Federal K-12 Policy, Deeper Learning