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Monday November 9, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Statement by Michael L. Collins, Associate Vice President, Postsecondary State Policy at Jobs for the Future, on the Joint Release of New Principles for Developmental Education Boston, MA—(November 11, 2015)—Improving developmental education is a daunting task, particularly at community colleges...
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Developmental Education, State-Local Higher Education Policy
Wednesday November 4, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Student-Centered Principles for HEA Reauthorization Washington, DC—(November 4, 2015)— Today, Jobs for the Future joins with New America, the Business Roundtable, and a coalition of nine other national organizations to release a set of shared principles for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act...
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Federal Higher Education Policy, Credentials
Monday November 2, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Colleges Selected for National Initiative Boston, MA—(November 2, 2015)—Implementing guided academic and career pathways at scale—for all students—is the shared commitment of 30 colleges selected, through a highly competitive national process, to participate in the Pathways Project led by the...
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State-Local Higher Education Policy
Friday October 30, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
This morning, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new Experimental Sites Initiative that will allow high school students to access federal Pell grants in order to take credit-bearing college courses. Following the announcement, the Department will invite postsecondary institutions...
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Early College, Dual Enrollment
Thursday October 29, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Today, Jobs for the Future (JFF) submitted recommendations to the Senate HELP Committee on reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act). We were very pleased to submit individual as well as joint recommendations with the Center for Law and Social Policy (...
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Federal Workforce Policy, Career and Technical Education