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Report/Research From Designing Policy Solutions to Building Coalitions
This paper outlines potential actions and roles for intermediaries to facilitate the development and implementation of truly equitable education-to-career pathways systems. Specifically, it could guide the broader field of intermediary organizations and efforts to engage…
September 6, 2023
Report/Research Using Major Sources of Support in Texas for Back on Track Pathways for Opportunity Youth
This report examines state policies and funding streams available to support alternative schools and programs for opportunity youth in Texas. Based on interviews with policy experts and practitioners from 12 schools and programs across the…
July 7, 2023
Project Student Success Center Network (SSCN)
This national network scales proven practices to help more than 4.5 million students earn credentials that lead to well paying jobs. Nearly half of U.S. community colleges are connected to the Student Success Center Network.…
April 18, 2023
Project The Big Blur
An argument for erasing the boundaries between high school, college, and careers, and creating one new system that works for everyone. The Solution We believe a system that would more effectively support older adolescents’ success…
January 19, 2023
Project Federal Policymaker Networks
JFF’s Congressional Staff and Executive Branch Networks on Economic Advancement connect federal policymakers with practitioners from across the country to learn about evidence-based, replicable, and innovative practices happening on the ground that meet the nation’s…
December 20, 2022
Report/Research Modernizing Career Navigation in the United States
To help all students and jobseekers better navigate the rapidly changing job market and make informed choices about their educational and career paths, the United States must make systemic reforms and strategic investments in career…
September 15, 2022
Project Congressional Staff Network
Since 2008, JFF has convened a Congressional Staff Network that supports the knowledge sharing among congressional staff concerning workforce-related education, training, and employment policy issues currently confronting the federal government and Congress.
July 7, 2022
Report/Research Freedom to Achieve: Pathways and Practices for Economic Advancement After Incarceration
More than half a million people are released from U.S. prisons each year, and the majority are unable to find work due to underlying biases and systemic racism. This report argues that we must match…
August 20, 2021
Report/Research Launching Early College Districtwide: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo's "College for All" Strategy
Launching Early College Districtwide: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo's "College for All" Strategy This paper documents critical design decisions, operational approaches, and lessons learned from the first year of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District’s work to create…
April 1, 2021