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Making Higher Education Policy Work for The Untapped Workforce

Learn how higher education policy can transform our education and workforce systems to support the untapped workforce and prepare them for the 21st century economy. Related Content

April 29, 2019
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Federal-State Partnership Strategies for Student Success

Federal-State Partnership Strategies for Student Success Our rapidly changing economy demands a renewed national focus on building talent to help Americans secure family-supporting careers. In order to meet the coming challenge, our education and workforce…

April 15, 2019
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Identifying America's Untapped Workforce

A growing number of employers identify difficulty hiring highly qualified workers as their top competitive challenge. Roughly 75 million of Americans could meet these employer needs but currently lack the skills or supports to do…

March 12, 2019
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Recommendations for Preparing America's Untapped Workforce

JFF defines the "untapped workforce" as the population of working-aged adults who do not have the work or wages they need to get by. To maximize national economic growth, meet employers’ talent needs, and eliminate…

March 11, 2019
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Alleviating Poverty for Opportunity Youth

Alleviating Poverty for Opportunity Youth In preparation for a new Congress and updates to federal poverty alleviation initiatives, JFF developed *Alleviating Poverty for Opportunity Youth*, a brief highlighting how policymakers must ensure that young people…

December 20, 2018
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Closing the Gap: The Future of Apprenticeship in California

The driving force of California’s growing innovation economy is talent. However, there is also a growing mismatch between the type of talent in demand and the type of talent in supply. This paper describes why…

December 18, 2018
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Investments in Opportunity Youth Fuel Prosperity

Investments in Opportunity Youth Fuel Prosperity In preparation for a new Congress and development of the FY2020 federal budget, JFF developed Investments in Opportunity Youth Fuel Prosperity, a brief highlighting how investments in opportunity youth…

December 4, 2018
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Leveraging Perkins V to Support College and Career Pathways

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) can directly advance the national college and career pathways movement. In this brief, JFF offers practical recommendations to help state policymakers leverage…

November 28, 2018
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Making Higher Education Policy Work for Opportunity Youth

Making Higher Education Policy Work for Opportunity Youth While the economy has improved in recent years, millions of Americans don’t have the credentials they need to secure high-quality, family-supporting jobs. This is particularly true among…

October 31, 2018

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