News & Media

Tuesday January 27, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Trust will develop white papers and action agendas on developmental education, implementation of pathways to completion, transfer, and outcomes-based funding Boston, MA – To accelerate state progress in scaling up academic and career pathways for millions of students in community colleges, Jobs...
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Developmental Education, Career Pathways
Tuesday January 27, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
The announcement is an important step toward increasing college completion rates nationwide Boston, MA – Jobs for the Future (JFF) applauds President Obama’s recent announcement of a dual enrollment experimental site for federal Pell grants. Across the country, 1.4 million students participate in...
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Early College, Dual Enrollment, Federal Higher Education Policy
Wednesday December 24, 2014
By Mary V.L. Wright
"If only we could change the way we do this!”“Why can’t my team see the value in changing this system?”"I liked the way we’ve managed this process—I don’t think we need to do anything differently.” These are phrases we hear in our organizations all the time. Each reflects how we react to new ideas...
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Labor Market Information
Monday December 15, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Marlene Seltzer will retire as JFF’s President and CEO effective February 1, 2015. Marlene joined JFF in 1996 as Executive Vice President and became President and CEO in 2004. Over the past decade, Marlene has been a catalyst for JFF’s growth, from...
Thursday December 11, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Washington, DC (December 11, 2014)—A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Jobs for the Future finds that although federal transportation dollars can be used to fund training and support services to improve gender diversity in construction, few states are taking advantage...
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Green Skills, Federal Workforce Policy