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Tuesday June 21, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
Distinguished Fellows to advance student-centered learning in New England Jobs for the Future’s Students at the Center initiative today announced the inaugural cohort of Students at the Center Distinguished Fellows. The fellows are a diverse group of nine leaders in policy, practice, and research...
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Student-Centered Learning, Competency Education, Deeper Learning
Monday June 6, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
MITCHELLVILLE—Twila Pore’s face lit up as she talked about the distribution and warehouse training she completed earlier this month while in prison, saying it was “life-changing.” “I didn’t have the self-esteem or confidence to get a job ... a good job,” Pore, 47, formerly of Riverside, Calif.,...
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Career Pathways
Monday June 6, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
Team teaching, student supports, and state-level partnership development are critical components according to findings about Accelerating Opportunity initiative. BOSTON, MA (June 6, 2016)—The Urban Institute, with its partner the Aspen Institute, released its final implementation report on...
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Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways
Wednesday May 25, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
Recently, Delaware Governor Markell praised the state's Pathways to Prosperity program, which is part of JFF's Pathways to Prosperity Network. The Network is a collaboration between JFF, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and states and regions across the country. Established in 2012, the...
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Career Pathways
Monday April 25, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
JFF Receives Grant from ECMC Foundation to Help Underprepared Learners in Kansas and Kentucky Complete Career and Technical Education Jobs for the Future is pleased to announce a $950,000 grant from the ECMC Foundation for Accelerating CTE, a new initiative to improve persistence and completion in...
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Credentials, Career Pathways, Career and Technical Education