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Tuesday November 27, 2012
By Jobs for the Future
Silver Spring, MD (November 27, 2012) – Achieving the Dream, Inc., a national nonprofit leading the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network for community college student success and completion, today announced the participation of five states in the Postsecondary State Policy...
Monday November 12, 2012
By Jobs for the Future
AUSTIN, TX (November 12, 2012) — Starting today, 19 community colleges across Texas are celebrating “Accelerate TEXAS” Week in honor of the initiative that has already helped more than 2,000 Adult Basic Ed students on their way toward college credentials. Accelerate TEXAS programs integrate ABE...
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Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways
Wednesday October 17, 2012
By Jobs for the Future
BOSTON, MA (October 17, 2012) — High school students who take college courses are significantly more likely to attend and graduate from college than peers who do not, according to a study of more than 30,000 Texas high school graduates by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF...
Monday October 15, 2012
By Jobs for the Future
Los Angeles, CA (October 15, 2012)—The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) have launched a new phase of the Greenforce Initiative, a multi-year effort to help community colleges expand economic opportunity as the United States moves toward a more environmentally...
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Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways, Credentials
Monday October 1, 2012
By Jobs for the Future
Boston, MA (October 1, 2012) – With an eye on meeting the academic and career-focused needs of 21st-century students who juggle jobs, families, and college, The Kresge Foundation has awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant to Jobs for the Future (JFF) to develop a network of statewide Student Success...