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Could intermediaries be the key to making apprenticeships take off?

This issue of The Job looks at a new group's push for funding of intermediaries that help set up and run apprenticeships. Also, an employer-backed project on “durable” skills, which could boost skills-based hiring, and a key Democrat budges on the fight over for-profits accessing Pell Grants for short-term programs.


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The failure of vouchers in workforce training

This issue of The Job looks at a new analysis of the fragmented WIOA job training system and its 75K eligible programs, and a call to move away from voucher-style funding. Also, what information adult learners of color want on college programs.

A new way to measure durable skills

America Succeeds has joined up with CompTIA to create a new assessment for skills like critical thinking and communication. We talked to Tim Taylor, the nonprofit’s president, about how this…
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