News & Media

Friday May 15, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Early college designs enable high school students to earn college credit while in high school. In the case of PSJA's newest graduating class, nearly a quarter earned Associate’s degrees or other college credentials, a great measure of success. Read about the strategies employed by the PSJA school...
Monday May 11, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Seven Innovative Programs Making an Impact with Opportunity Youth to Receive Federal Funding through the Social Innovation Fund Boston, MA (May 8, 2015) - Today, in response to President Obama’s call to action in launching My Brother’s Keeper* to promote successful outcomes for boys and men of...
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Opportunity Youth
Wednesday April 22, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Last week, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee reached a bipartisan agreement to move the “Every Child Achieves Act” to the full Senate for further consideration. Throughout the 3-day markup, the Committee considered 57 amendments and approved 29 of these for...
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Early College, Dual Enrollment, Student-Centered Learning, Federal K-12 Policy
Thursday April 16, 2015
By Lara K. Couturier
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee has begun consideration of a bill to rewrite No Child Left Behind. A coalition of 23 groups, including Jobs for the Future, sent a letter to the HELP Committee’s Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray supporting...
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Federal K-12 Policy
Monday March 23, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Team teaching and support services encouraged student success and a positive cultural shift across campuses; Students expressed high level of satisfaction Media Contact: Binoli Dua, bdua@anthologycommunications.net, 202.630.4043 BOSTON, MA (March 23, 2015) -- An independent evaluation by the Urban...
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Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways