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Monday November 2, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Colleges Selected for National Initiative Boston, MA—(November 2, 2015)—Implementing guided academic and career pathways at scale—for all students—is the shared commitment of 30 colleges selected, through a highly competitive national process, to participate in the Pathways Project led by the...
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State-Local Higher Education Policy
Friday October 30, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
This morning, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new Experimental Sites Initiative that will allow high school students to access federal Pell grants in order to take credit-bearing college courses. Following the announcement, the Department will invite postsecondary institutions...
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Early College, Dual Enrollment
Thursday October 29, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Today, Jobs for the Future (JFF) submitted recommendations to the Senate HELP Committee on reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act). We were very pleased to submit individual as well as joint recommendations with the Center for Law and Social Policy (...
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Federal Workforce Policy, Career and Technical Education
Monday October 19, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Manufacturing Day was October 2nd and, around the country, industry supporters came together to celebrate the manufacturing field. The event was very active on Twitter—see our Storify of interesting articles and success stories of students in manufacturing career pathways. JFF received some...
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Manufacturing
Thursday October 15, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Transforming U.S. workforce development policies for the 21st century Boston, MA—(October 15, 2015)—Workers and employers in the United States face new realities and uncertainties. The Great Recession and other disruptive forces have altered the environment for workers, jobseekers, employers,...
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Career and Technical Education, Career Pathways, Manufacturing