Postsecondary & Workforce

Innovative Ways States Communicate in a Time of Crisis

In times of crisis and societal change, effective – and often, creative – communication from state leaders is paramount for stability...

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12 States Accelerate Developmental Education Reforms During the Pandemic

Amid unprecedented challenges to nearly every aspect of higher education, it’s been difficult to continue commitments to institutional...

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Data You Can Use: Keeping Pace With Labor Market Change

Riding the crest of the Roaring ‘20s, the Casa Loma Orchestra recorded the iconic song “Happy Days Are Here Again” on October 29,...

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The Need for Upskilling and Reskilling in a Time of Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, we have seen many changes to daily life and work. The past few months brought school and...

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Tuition Capping and Freezing: Rain Check for Future Price Increases or Durable Policy Solution?

Last month, we released a 50-State Comparison of tuition-setting policies showing that, in the majority of states, legislatures grant...

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Data You Can Use: Will COVID-19 Affect High School Seniors’ Access to Financial Aid?

Colleges are bracing for a decline in enrollment next year as the coronavirus prompts high school seniors to reconsider their plans for the...

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Opportunities for Career Credentials in Secondary CTE

Obtaining career credentials in a secondary setting can serve as a strong indication of skills to a student’s future employers and...

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What’s Required to Become a CTE Teacher?

Career and technical education teachers play an essential role in assisting secondary students in exploring possible career interests and...

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State Approaches to Secondary CTE Funding

It is estimated that CTE costs may be between 20 and 40 percent higher than those for general academic instruction. In order to meet the...

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Adjusting to a New ‘Normal’ in Education

Now that many school and district buildings are closed, state leaders, educators and in some cases, business leaders are looking at how...

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