Postsecondary & Workforce

Statewide Changes to Postsecondary Governance in 2019

Now that the 2019 session is wrapping up, we can look back at a couple states that made surprise moves to reorganize their postsecondary...

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What We’re Thankful for This Year

It’s the season of gratitude — the time to reflect and celebrate, to give back and to count our successes. This year has been full of...

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Implications of the 2019 Elections for State Education Leaders

Though the 2019 elections may have been smaller in scale than in 2018, they still brought changes to leadership in several states that...

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Key Insights for State Action on Educational Attainment, Workforce Development

Almost 65% of jobs today require education after high school — and that proportion is only expected to grow, leaving behind millions of...

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Driving Equitable Access in Higher Education

Every fall in New England brings falling leaves, and for the foreseeable future, it will also bring falling enrollments at many colleges...

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Workforce Development: What Motivates States to Act?

Over the last month we explored the how of workforce development, but what motivates states to act? Recent reports suggest that if certain...

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Policing Postsecondary Campuses

An earlier post in this series covered student safety in higher education, specifically as it relates to guns on campus. Another key focus...

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What Education Ballot Measures Are Voters Considering in the 2019 Elections?

In addition to choosing education leaders in several states, voters in four states next month will weigh in on important education policy...

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What to Expect in the 2019 Elections

Although 2019 is an odd year in the election cycle, it holds importance for at least six states, where voters will elect new leaders who...

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Workforce Development Boards: Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

As states assess their workforce needs and opportunities for further economic development, workforce boards commonly go beyond the 12...

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