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About Our Areas of Work
We organize our work into three areas to help low-income youth & adults:

Pathways to Prosperity Network Case Study Series

Five years ago, JFF and the Harvard Graduate School of Education launched the Pathways to Prosperity Network, a collaboration of states and regions developing college and career pathways for all students. This national effort is chronicled in Learning for Careers: The Pathways to Prosperity Network (Harvard Education Press, 2017), a recent book by Pathways to Prosperity Network Co-Founders Nancy Hoffman and Bob Schwartz.

In order to understand key challenges and promising practices related to this systems-level work, the Pathways to Prosperity Network is publishing a three-part case study series spotlighting the impressive progress of state and regional Network members, including Delaware, Marlborough, Massachusetts, and Tennessee. The series is supported by a generous gift to Harvard University from The James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation. Propelling College and Career Success: The Role of Strategic Partnerships in Scaling Delaware Pathways distills salient lessons from Delaware's successful development of a grades 9-14+ pathways system. Accelerating Student Success: Pathways Tennessee Balances Bold State Policy and Regional Flexibility explores Tennessee's experiences at both the state and regional level and offers practical insights to inform others' efforts.

Stay tuned for the release of the Marlborough, Massaschusetts case study in spring 2018!