Making college work for students and the economy: a state policy roadmap

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Author: Altstadt, David; Lima, Ashley Bliss; Liston, Cynthia


The rapidly changing economy is raising the stakes on states to address the skilled workforce needs of employers and to expand economic opportunity to more people and places. To guide the policy actions of states, JFF designed a comprehensive policy agenda for increasing attainment of postsecondary credentials valued in the labor market and analyzed the extent to which our recommended policies have taken hold in a representative sample of states. Detailed in this report, JFF research finds that states have made progress in adopting several essential policy elements, but critical gaps...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Outcomes; Policy; Pathways; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Community college; Attainment; Transition from education and training to employment; Articulation; Case study; Outcomes of education and training; Employment outcomes; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Boston, Massachusetts: Jobs for the Future, 2019

Physical description: 58 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 139.657

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