News & Media

Wednesday September 9, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is pleased to announce the nominees for the foundation’s 2015 Lawrence W. O’Toole Leadership Award. Named in honor of Nellie Mae’s founding president and CEO, the annual award grants $100,000 to a school, community organization, or district to continue the...
Student-Centered Learning
Monday August 31, 2015
By Michael Lawrence Collins
BOSTON, MA (August 31, 2015)—Jobs for the Future, with support from The Kresge Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is pleased to announce an exciting new funding opportunity to improve community college persistence and completion by creating a new Student Success Center in up...
Developmental Education
Tuesday August 25, 2015
By Terry Grobe
What do Jobs for the Future, Education Northwest, Portland Public Schools, America’s Promise Alliance, Rutgers University, the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, the UC Santa Barbara Dropout Research Project, and many more researchers have in common? They will all be at the 2015 Alternative...
Career Pathways, Dropout Recovery, Opportunity Youth
Thursday July 30, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
JFF outlines strategies for expanding education and employment pathways for ex-offenders and applauds upcoming pilot program expanding Pell Grant access to inmates Media Contact: Binoli Dua, 202.630.4043, BOSTON, MA—July 30, 2015—As the Obama administration prepares to...
Career Pathways, Opportunity Youth
Tuesday July 7, 2015
By Mary Gardner Clagett
Jobs for the Future applauds Senators Coons, Warner, Portman, and others who have worked to include critical language in the “Every Child Achieves Act of 2015” to encourage the development and implementation of early college high school and dual enrollment programs in the nation’s K-12 system....
Early College, Dual Enrollment, Federal K-12 Policy