Investments in Education = Investments in Jobs

At a time when the education and skills of America’s workforce are more important than ever before, it is troubling that the House is considering a tax reform bill, HR 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” that would eliminate critical tax relief for investments in postsecondary education and training.

What DACA Taught Us about Supporting Vulnerable Students

By Sarah Hooker, Jobs for the Future and Radha Biswas, International Workforce Development

Reimagining a Tried and True Strategy to Strengthen the Fabric of American Manufacturing

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This blog was originally featured in IndustryWeek as part of Manufacturing Day

Comparing Good Jobs to Good Classrooms: Essential Elements for Supporting People to Learn, Persist, and Succeed

Recently, I read an employer profile for the Kentucky-based materials manufacturer Universal Woods, written by Steven Dawson. Universal Woods is a manufacturer of hard surface panels and flooring headquartered in Louisville, KY, with 200 employees, and operations in Ohio, Australia, and Belgium.

Ending DACA Hurts Dreamers and Makes No Economic Sense

On September 5, the Trump Administration announced its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program six months from now, throwing hundreds of thousands of young people’s lives into turmoil. Ending DACA will halt the considerable progress that Dreamers—who were brought here as children—have made toward becoming part of the American social and economic fabric.

The Secret Glue in the Swiss Apprenticeship System

Center for Young Professionals Banking Apprentices and Trainer at CEMETS Summer Institute

Center for Young Professionals banking apprentices and trainer share experiences with CEMETS Summer Institute participants.

"Your Talent and Ideas are Sought": Visiting Swisscom and Migros Apprenticeship Programs

Swisscom Youth Apprentices and Training Staff at CEMETS Summer Institute

Swisscom youth apprentices and training staff at the CEMETS institute this past summer.

On the Road: Learning from the Successful Swiss Apprenticeship System

Participants from around the world presented at CEMETS Summer Institute.

Participants from around the world presented at the CEMETS Summer Institute in Switzerland this past June.

Uncovering the “Partnership DNA” for the Future: A New Way of Thinking about Education-Employer Collaboration

Photo (from left to right): SAP Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Katie Morgan, C-Town Tech Pathways Coordinator Aaron Altman, and JFF Pathways to Prosperity Senior Program Manager Sheila Jackson at the SAP Education Summit in San Francisco, CA.

Jobs for the Future and Cengage Partner to Create Pathways into IT, Energy, and Aerospace Careers