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Wednesday September 23, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future has been named a strategic partner in a $9.2 million First in the World grant awarded to Central Carolina Community College by the U.S. Department of Education. The award is 1 of only 2 validation grants awarded to test innovative interventions to improve student outcomes at...
Thursday September 10, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
The Department of Labor is awarding $175 million in American Apprenticeship Grants, the largest investment the White House has ever made in apprenticeships. The grant will fund 34,000 apprenticeships across the country to support the joint efforts of employers, organized labor, nonprofits, local...
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Manufacturing
Thursday September 10, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Jobs for the Future is proud to be an implementation partner, along with Jobs for America’s Graduates and evaluator MDRC, in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s new Learn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) initiative for youth and young adults. Funded in part by a $7.5 million grant from the Social...
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Career Pathways, Credentials, Opportunity Youth, Dropout Recovery
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...
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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...
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Developmental Education