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A playbook for workforce development policy

America Achieves unveils a policy playbook to help state and local governments decide how to best spend federal aid from last year’s $1.9T American Rescue Plan. We talked with the group's CEO about its recommendations.
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‘Learning in the flow of work’

We talk with researchers at Northeastern's Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy about their recent research on workplace learning and what employers want from college partners.
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A conversation with Wake Forest’s Andy Chan

Andy Chan touched a nerve almost a decade ago when he argued in a TEDx talk that "career services must die." Since then, his ideas have gone mainstream. We caught up with him about what's changed for career development and what's next.
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Building the ‘60-year curriculum’ on short credentials

The Univ. of Washington is a national research university and one of the top degree producers—yet it’s betting big on a lifelong-learning curriculum based on short credentials. Work Shift talks with the head of the university’s Continuum College about that move.