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  • Voices for Opportunity

    Register Now: JFF National Conference

    Please join us for a national conference aimed at furthering economic opportunity for all. Through collaboration and partnerships, we can make an impact. Education, workforce, business, and community leaders are encouraged to attend. See you in New Orleans in June!

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  • Deeper Learning

    Students at the Center: Deeper Learning Research Series

    Two new reports in the Deeper Learning Research Series have been released. The reports explore districtwide strategies for supporting deeper learning goals and how deeper learning can bridge gaps for underserved youth.

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  • Employer Engagement Toolkit: From Placement to Partners

    This toolkit is a guide for training providers, workforce development organizations, community colleges, other educational institutions, and community-based organizations deliberately integrating employer engagement into the core decision making of their program. 

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  • Woman working

    A Push to Get More Young Women into Trades

    Geri Scott, Director at Jobs for the Future, shares about the stigma attached to "vocational education" during an interview with NPR member station WGBH reporter Kirk Carapezza, in On CAMPUS: The WGBH News Higher Education Blog. The interview focuses on a push to get more young women involved in vocational opportunities.      
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  • Advancing Deeper Learning Under ESSA: Seven Priorities

    This brief recommends seven ways for supporters of deeper learning to take advantage of the changing education policy landscape, as authority shifts from the federal government to states and local districts. The authors outline priorities to help the nation’s high schools move from a largely inequitable system to one that prepares all students for college and careers, with the full range of academic, personal, and social skills needed for life success. 
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