News & Media

Monday March 21, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future and Greater Texas Foundation's new report explores successful early college partnership with The University of Texas El Paso El Paso, TX—(March 21, 2016)—Jobs for the Future (JFF) and Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) release a new report today that provides a national blueprint...
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Early College, Dual Enrollment
Wednesday March 9, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
White House Announces Doubling of TechHire Communities This Friday, the President is traveling to Austin, Texas to visit South by Southwest—a gathering of our most creative thinkers, coders, makers, and entrepreneurs from across the country—because he recognizes the importance of technology in...
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Federal Workforce Policy
Wednesday March 9, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
The U.S. Department of Education is announcing the Career and Technical Education Makeover Challenge, a prize competition funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. The Challenge calls upon eligible high schools to design models of makerspaces that strengthen career...
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Career and Technical Education, Addressing Employer Needs, Employer Engagement
Thursday February 25, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
Strategy suggests how colleges and schools can co-design transitions from high school to college that build momentum toward degrees and careers; JFF to test approach in partner states WASHINGTON, DC—February 25, 2016—While 40 states have introduced some form of college- and career-ready standards...
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Dual Enrollment, Early College
Thursday January 21, 2016
By Jobs for the Future
January 21, 2016 – Boston, MA – Jobs for the Future (JFF) is pleased to announce the launch of five new Student Success Centers, supported by a $2.5 million investment from The Kresge Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The investment will help more low-income students,...