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Thursday April 27, 2017
By Jobs for the Future
Office of the GovernorContact: Brian CoyEmail: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Department of EducationContact: Charles B. PylePhone: 804-371-2420Contact: Julie GrimesPhone: 804-225-2543 $1.1 million in funding received for implementation of performance-based assessments RICHMOND, VA (...
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Student-Centered Learning, Deeper Learning
Monday April 17, 2017
By Jobs for the Future
April 17, 2017—Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) recently learned that a $1.3 million, three-year grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates will allow Wisconsin to become the fourteenth state to implement a Student Success Center. Student...
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Developmental Education, State-Local Higher Education Policy
Tuesday April 11, 2017
By Jobs for the Future
Education scholars urge new reform agenda to develop full range of skills needed to prosper in rapidly changing world April 11, 2017 (Boston, MA) ­– A new book from Jobs for the Future (JFF), Rethinking Readiness: Deeper Learning for College, Work, and Life (Harvard Education Press), urges that...
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Deeper Learning, Student-Centered Learning
Monday March 27, 2017
By Jobs for the Future
Training, certification could professionalize, enhance the field March 27, 2017—Boston, MA—Jobs linked to the growth of green infrastructure are expected to expand in coming years and will provide valuable opportunities for urban residents seeking entry-level work with advancement potential,...
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Career Pathways, Green Skills
Thursday March 2, 2017
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future and more than 35 national organizations join effort to advance policies that support dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, and early college high school opportunities  March 2, 2017—Washington, DC—A new policy coalition launched on Capitol Hill today to support policies that...
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Dual Enrollment, Early College, Opportunity Youth