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Non-Degree Pathways: A DC Insider’s Perspective

A report by JFF and ASA reveals what federal policy influencers think about education-to-career pathways that don’t involve college degrees and recommends policies that would expand postsecondary opportunities for young people. Support for education-to-career pathways…

February 21, 2024

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

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

Congressional Staff Network

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

Responses to Potential Sponsors’ Concerns About Equal Employment Opportunity in Apprenticeship

Organizations considering registering an apprenticeship program often have concerns about what apprenticeship equal employment opportunity regulations mean for them. These talking points address many of their frequently-asked questions. Organizations considering registering an apprenticeship program often…

July 7, 2022

Suggested Additions to Employer Acceptance Agreement Template (Appendix E to Registered Apprenticeship Standards)

This version of the Employer Acceptance Agreement template contains additional provisions for Registered Apprenticeship sponsors that provides more detail as to an employer's obligations under Equal Employment Opportunity regulations. This version of the Employer Acceptance…

July 7, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions About Group Sponsors’ Obligations Under the Apprenticeship Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations

In a group sponsorship, apprentices work for participating employers rather than for the sponsor itself. These FAQs address a group sponsor’s obligations to ensure that its apprenticeship program complies with equal employment opportunity regulations. Some…

June 1, 2022

When Policy Meets Practice Podcast Series

Series Trailer Paul Fain previews the podcast series, and JFF’s Lexi Barrett explains why policymakers should incorporate the views of on-the-ground practitioners in their policy strategies. Episode 10: Career Navigation Policy and Best Practices for…

June 21, 2021

American Rescue Plan Funds Can Transform Education for Young Adults

The recently passed American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides states with an unprecedented opportunity to use federal stimulus funds for innovative new educational programs supporting students who have fallen behind—including the millions of high school…

May 18, 2021

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