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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
Report/Research

Tipping the Scale

This brief shares learnings from the community of LEAP organizations and partners as they continue to deepen their practices to enhance the positive impact and durability of programming while also scaling to reach greater numbers…

May 8, 2023
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
Report/Research

Personalizing the Learning and Work Experiences of Young Adults

As the economy struggles to recover from the pandemic and the ensuing volatility and labor shortages, leaders in the field of young adult talent development are seeing a need to develop approaches that address the…

March 29, 2022
Report/Research

Promising Approaches for Connecting Opportunity Youth to Registered Apprenticeships

Learn promising practices in building and growing successful apprenticeship programs for opportunity youth. Learn promising practices in building and growing successful apprenticeship programs for opportunity youth. The number of opportunity youth—young people ages 16 to…

December 7, 2021
Report/Research

How Young Adults Can Advance in a Turbulent Economy

Millions of young adults who lost jobs in the pandemic are still either unemployed or working in low-wage jobs that don’t cover their basic needs. This report highlights four strategies to guide talent developers to…

November 30, 2021
Webinar

Youth Apprenticeship: A Vision for the Future, A Plan for Today

Learn more about the promise of apprenticeship for in-school and out-of-school youth. Learn more about the promise of apprenticeship for in-school and out-of-school youth. Visit JFF's Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning Introduction & Opening…

November 16, 2021
Report/Research

Texas Policies for Reconnecting Opportunity Youth in Back on Track Pathways

Texas Policies for Reconnecting Opportunity Youth in Back on Track Pathways This paper provides an overview of Texas policies that support Back on Track pathways for opportunity youth to attain high school and postsecondary credentials,…

September 24, 2021
Tool

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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