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Friday September 9, 2016
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By Robert Goo, environmental protection specialist, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency This blog is part of a series, created through Jobs for the Future’s NatureWORKS project which is funded by the U.S. Forest Service and the Kresge Foundation. Please visit our NatureWORKS website to learn more about this project, and email aroth@jff.org to join our mailing list. Cities around the U.S. are now utilizing green infrastructure and low-impact development (GI*) approaches to enhance their communities and more effectively manage their water resources. Green infrastructure and...
Tags: Green Skills
Thursday September 8, 2016
Originally posted on Completion By Design's blog on September 7, 2016. The completion agenda has been effective in shifting the national conversation on postsecondary attainment from access to completion, as reflected in the measurable completion goals set to be achieved by Lumina Foundation, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Obama Administration, and numerous states. This is tremendous progress, but for low-income Americans who seek postsecondary credentials to secure employment and advance in our economy, it is not enough to simply complete. Several recent studies from the...
Tags: Credentials, Labor Market Information, Federal Higher Education Policy, Developmental Education