News & Media

Tuesday August 4, 2015
By Michael Lawrence Collins
Jobs for the Future is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to improve community college persistence and completion by creating a Student Success Center in your state. With funding support from a number of national and local foundations, Jobs for the Future will release a Request for...
Tags:
Developmental Education
Thursday July 30, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
JFF outlines strategies for expanding education and employment pathways for ex-offenders and applauds upcoming pilot program expanding Pell Grant access to inmates Media Contact: Binoli Dua, 202.630.4043, bdua@anthologycomms.com BOSTON, MA—July 30, 2015—As the Obama administration prepares to...
Tags:
Career Pathways, Opportunity Youth
Tuesday July 7, 2015
By Mary Gardner Clagett
Jobs for the Future applauds Senators Coons, Warner, Portman, and others who have worked to include critical language in the “Every Child Achieves Act of 2015” to encourage the development and implementation of early college high school and dual enrollment programs in the nation’s K-12 system....
Tags:
Early College, Dual Enrollment, Federal K-12 Policy
Thursday June 11, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Community colleges in four states and major employers launch consortium to expand access to critical skills through next-gen learning platform PHILADELPHIA, PA—June 11, 2015—Today, some of the most innovative community colleges from across the U.S. and leading employers, including Boeing and...
Tags:
Addressing Employer Needs, Labor Market Information, Credentials
Tuesday June 2, 2015
By Jobs for the Future
Call to Action recommendations are geared toward decreasing the existing racial and income gaps seen in students aspiring to pursue STEM education and careers BOSTON (June 2, 2015) - To ensure that community college and four-year college students interested in STEM jobs enter and complete the math...
Tags:
STEM, Developmental Education