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Thursday August 28, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future is deeply saddened by the loss of our co-founder and colleague Arthur H. White, a highly respected business executive and social activist. In response to the growing challenges faced by Connecticut businesses in finding skilled workers, Mr. White led the formation of Jobs for...
Thursday July 24, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Grant to Jobs for the Future Helps Secure $4.2 Million in Federal Funds Bridgeport, CT–July 24, 2014–A $43,000 grant from the Fairfield County Community Foundation to Jobs for the Future will help advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, increase job opportunities...
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Dual Enrollment, Early College, STEM
Tuesday July 22, 2014
By Marlene B. Seltzer
I am very pleased to announce that Maria Flynn has recently been promoted to senior vice president at Jobs for the Future. As senior vice president, Maria will continue to head JFF's Building Economic Opportunity Group, focusing on efforts to help low-skilled adults build family-supporting careers...
Thursday July 10, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future’s Program Director of Pathways through Postsecondary Terry Grobe represented our Back on Track work and presented an overview of six years of Postsecondary Success Strategies work with national network partners at a Congressional briefing hosted by The Corps Network this week....
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Opportunity Youth, Dropout Recovery, Federal Higher Education Policy
Tuesday July 1, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
New report identifies needed policy changes and lessons for rapid expansion Download print version. BOSTON—July 1, 2014—To address persistent high levels of youth unemployment and prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have, in a few short years, initiated...
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Career and Technical Education, Career Pathways