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The New York Times
The Pandemic Has Accelerated Demands for a More Skilled Work Force
Even groups that regularly disagree on labor issues said there should be significant public investment in programs that can upgrade the skills of American workers.
When COVID-19 Broke Out, I Was Fired, Had a Child, and Started Pursuing My Degree in Special Ed Online
Due to COVID-19, 2.4 million women have left the job force nationwide and the labor participation of women in the workforce has dropped to its lowest level since 1988.
The Buffalo News
Another Voice: Character education matters in today's world
Horace Mann, the catalyzing force behind America’s public education system, believed so much in character development that he held its importance at the same level as academic instruction.
Opinion: New program will open college doors to more veterans
College was mostly reserved for the wealthy prior to World War II. But the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, known as the G.I. Bill of Rights, allowed millions of returning servicemen to pursue an education instead of entering the workforce.
Unbundling And Other Untruths
A few years back, my college roommate Dave saw on Facebook that our other roommate, Alex, was staying at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans. Naturally, he called the front desk and asked to be connected to Alex's room.
A New Possible Education
As we look back on the last year and a half of education during the pandemic, it is easy yet disheartening to see what a uniquely challenging time this has been for students and teachers.
Rebecca L. Watts: For incarcerated, Pell Grants a lifeline to the future | COMMENTARY
In a recent announcement that should not be overlooked, the U.S. Department of Education recently laid the foundation for a monumental, generation-defining shift that will help people in prison successfully re-enter society.
Building Institutional Capacity for Microcredentials: A Framework for Innovation
As conversations about a new normal continue, it’s important for institutions to look at a microcredential framework to survive and thrive when serving the modern learner.
Op-Ed: Props for learning program that helps incarcerated adults re-enter society
The federal government is expanding the Second Chance Pell Grant experiment