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Tag: Workforce training
Report Details Liberal Arts Education ROI
A new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) examines how the degrees that liberal arts colleges confer have substantial returns on investment (ROI) in the long-term.
January 14, 2020
New House Legislation Invests in Worker Education, Training
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has introduced legislation to make high-quality training, education and supportive services more accessible for workers. The 21st Century Skills are Key to Individuals’ Life-Long Success (SKILLS) Act, introduced Wednesday, would establish accounts for American workers to access skills training and other educational opportunities, as well as pay […]
June 19, 2019
WV Legislatures, Higher Ed Officials Voice Support for Community College Bill
West Virginia legislatures and post-secondary officials have expressed their support for recently passed Senate Bill 1, legislation that supporters say could open new economic opportunities and establish an industry talent pipeline in West Virgina’s community colleges. Lawmakers from both houses passed SB1 toward the end of a recent meeting, creating the West Virginia Invests Grant Program. […]
March 12, 2019
California’s Online Community College Targets ‘Stranded’ Adult Learners
Millions of California’s working adults who have a high school diploma and some or no post-secondary education will have a fresh opportunity to enhance their marketability by enrolling in the state’s newest and fully online community college.
October 10, 2018
Educator Warns of Pitfalls of Training to Workforce Needs
St. Mary’s College President Tuajuanda Jordan says policymakers and educational leaders must make sure the system is sustainable and that workers can get retrained without unwieldy additional costs.
December 14, 2016
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