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Thursday January 16, 2014
By Jobs for the Future
Initiative Announced at January 16 White House Event on College Opportunity   In early 2014, Achieving the Dream, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and Jobs for the Future will jointly explore with community colleges, higher education organizations, philanthropy, and other...
Monday November 4, 2013
By Jobs for the Future
Recruitment and recognition events happening Nov. 11-15 AUSTIN, TX (November 4, 2013) — Starting Monday, November 11, twenty-one community colleges and college districts across Texas are celebrating Accelerate TEXAS Week in honor of the initiative that has helped more than 3,000 Adult Basic Ed...
Adult Basic Education
Monday March 25, 2013
By Jobs for the Future
246 schools boast 93% graduation rate, 76% college-going rate BOSTON, MA (March 25, 2013) — More than 75,000 high school students nationwide—most from underserved populations—are learning college-level material and earning free college credit. All this week, early college supporters are...
Thursday January 10, 2013
By Jobs for the Future
BOSTON, MA (January 10, 2013) — Richard Kazis, Senior Vice President of Jobs for the Future (JFF), congratulated Governor Andrew Cuomo for announcing the new Next Generation Job Linkage program in his 2013 State of the State address yesterday. The program strengthens the state’s community colleges...
Wednesday December 12, 2012
By Jobs for the Future
(December 12, 2012) – Stating that “remedial education as commonly designed and implemented does not work,” leading national higher education groups today called for immediate and dramatic transformation of current approaches. Citing groundbreaking research on the causes of failure and proven...