Education & Work
As the geography of U.S. job growth shifts, community colleges scramble to keep up.
New project of the Aspen Institute and Community College Research Center will work with two-year colleges to improve workforce outcomes.
Advocates and researchers in education are asking if two-year institutions might transform to reach a fuller potential—serving as community hubs for social and economic mobility.
The state not only saw fewer high school graduates heading straight to college—but those who did go were less prepared.
The pandemic and mounting concerns about equity have colleges questioning whether they can continue to offer certain credentials in low-paying caregiving fields.
An ad campaign from Opportunity@Work and the Ad Council will call on employers to drop the "paper ceiling" and hire more skilled workers without four-year degrees.
New study finds that work experience—especially a good first employer and bold career moves—has an outsized influence on whether low-income workers move up the economic ladder.
Undergraduate enrollment dropped this spring at a faster rate than in the fall—with community colleges continuing to see the biggest decline.
Lorain County Community College is credentialing their advising and career staff in regional economics—in hopes of connecting more students to in-demand jobs.
More than half of Boomers had a good job by their mid-20s. Millennials with a bachelor's are besting them—but a new study finds other young adults are falling behind.