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Monday October 19, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Manufacturing Day was October 2nd and, around the country, industry supporters came together to celebrate the manufacturing field. The event was very active on Twitter—see our Storify of interesting articles and success stories of students in manufacturing career pathways. JFF received some...
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Manufacturing
Thursday October 15, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Transforming U.S. workforce development policies for the 21st century Boston, MA—(October 15, 2015)—Workers and employers in the United States face new realities and uncertainties. The Great Recession and other disruptive forces have altered the environment for workers, jobseekers, employers,...
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Career and Technical Education, Career Pathways, Manufacturing
Wednesday September 23, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future has been named a strategic partner in a $9.2 million First in the World grant awarded to Central Carolina Community College by the U.S. Department of Education. The award is 1 of only 2 validation grants awarded to test innovative interventions to improve student outcomes at...
Thursday September 10, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
The Department of Labor is awarding $175 million in American Apprenticeship Grants, the largest investment the White House has ever made in apprenticeships. The grant will fund 34,000 apprenticeships across the country to support the joint efforts of employers, organized labor, nonprofits, local...
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Manufacturing
Thursday September 10, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future is proud to be an implementation partner, along with Jobs for America’s Graduates and evaluator MDRC, in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s new Learn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) initiative for youth and young adults. Funded in part by a $7.5 million grant from the Social...
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Career Pathways, Credentials, Opportunity Youth, Dropout Recovery