Postsecondary & Workforce

Connecting Education to the Workforce

Researchers project that 85% of the jobs that will comprise the workforce in 2030 don’t currently exist today. Developing a workforce...

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Where Do Apprenticeships and Higher Ed Meet?

Word on the street is apprenticeships create a direct pathway to in-demand jobs by providing an on-ramp for individuals to enter the...

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Lessons From Strong Start to Finish: Enabling Conditions for Progress

Systems of higher education are unique in structure yet universal in aspiration to provide a quality learning experience for all members of...

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Keeping Students Safe — in College, Too

While the conversation around school safety often centers on K-12 campuses, colleges and universities — and their leaders — face the...

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Connecting the Dots: Aligning Attainment Goals to the Workforce

Not a day goes by that I don’t read an article or hear an anecdote about how the future of the workforce requires more postsecondary...

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We’re Here to Support Your Efforts to Improve School Safety

So far in 2019, there have been 14 school shootings. I think we can all agree that one school shooting is too many. As students across the...

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What State Lawmakers Need to Know About the IL Financial Aid Scandal

On the heels of the college admissions scandal, last week ProPublica uncovered dozens of suburban Chicago families exploiting dependency...

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In WA, State Leaders and the Business Community Work Together to Develop the Workforce

In his 2019 State of the State address, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was one of several governors to stress the importance of state and...

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Preparing Higher Ed for the Next Recession

While the economy is currently strong, conversations are already beginning about when the tides may turn. Survey data indicates that...

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Working on Connections Between Education and Work in Your State? Join Us!

What do people think about the connection between education and work? This was the big question posed at a concurrent session at the 2019...

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