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Thursday December 10, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
U.S. Senate approves new education bill that replaces No Child Left Behind Act  Boston, MA—December 10, 2015—Bard College, Jobs for the Future, KnowledgeWorks/EDWorks, and the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships congratulate the United States Congress and President on passing...
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Credentials, Early College, Dual Enrollment, Opportunity Youth
Tuesday November 17, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
New report highlights dozens of ways the Commonwealth can maximize millions in federal funding and improve services November 17, 2015—Boston, MA—A new report released today entitled Maximizing Federal Support and Opportunity for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts identifies 15 opportunities to...
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State-Local K-12 Policy, State-Local Workforce Policy, State-Local Higher Education Policy
Thursday November 12, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
JFF was thrilled to participate in the first annual National Apprenticeship Week, November 1-7, 2015. Around the country, industry supporters, employers, and educators joined together to showcase the benefits of the apprenticeship model in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent...
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Addressing Employer Needs, Employer Engagement, Manufacturing, Credentials
Monday November 9, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Statement by Michael L. Collins, Associate Vice President, Postsecondary State Policy at Jobs for the Future, on the Joint Release of New Principles for Developmental Education Boston, MA—(November 11, 2015)—Improving developmental education is a daunting task, particularly at community colleges...
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Developmental Education, State-Local Higher Education Policy
Wednesday November 4, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Student-Centered Principles for HEA Reauthorization Washington, DC—(November 4, 2015)— Today, Jobs for the Future joins with New America, the Business Roundtable, and a coalition of nine other national organizations to release a set of shared principles for reauthorizing the Higher Education Act...
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Federal Higher Education Policy, Credentials