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Tuesday February 20, 2018
By Jobs for the Future
BOSTON, MA – February 20, 2018 – How do state and district leaders cut through the clutter to make decisions on assessments for student success? Finally, there is unprecedented support on how to answer this question with the release of Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of...
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Deeper Learning
Monday January 22, 2018
By Eric M. Seleznow
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT) and Rep. Bobby Scott (VA) led the informative "Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st-Century Workforce" briefing on Capitol Hill. On January 18, Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT) convened a panel discussion on Capitol Hill titled “Best Apprenticeship Practices for a 21st...
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Apprenticeship, Registered Apprenticeship
Wednesday January 17, 2018
By Jobs for the Future
Students who received personalized mobile text “nudges” more likely to return for another year. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Eugenie J. Inniss, Jobs for the Future, 857.268.4180, einniss@jff.org Jill Frankfort, Persistence Plus, 617.337.2622, jill@persistenceplusnetwork.com JANUARY 17, 2018—...
Thursday January 11, 2018
By Maria Flynn
Dear Friends of JFF, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to witness the holidays through the eyes of both my 88-year-old parents and my 4-year-old daughter. Seeing the powerful bond between Depression-era babies and a child who hasn’t known a...
Friday January 5, 2018
By Jobs for the Future
Michael Webb, a longtime Jobs for the Future team member and leader in the development of early college high schools, passed away at the age of 66 on January 2. Michael had been ill for a number of years with lung problems that made it difficult for him to breathe. Mike was among the first people...