The Big Fix: Rethinking Education and Workforce

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By all accounts, our country needs a trillion dollars or more to rebuild crumbling highways, bridges, and other infrastructure. We also need a plan to shore up education and training after high school— but this is one area we can improve with the resources already there. Last month the Trump administration, as part of a…

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ED’s Gainful Employment Proposal: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

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Current Gainful Employment regulations require programs at for-profit institutions and certain career and technical programs at all other schools to meet certain debt-to-earnings ratios of their graduates or face the loss of eligibility to participate in federal financial aid programs. This week, critical conversations about higher education accountability will be occurring when federal negotiators and…

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October News and Updates

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Join us on 10/30 for our debut event: Mismatched? Is there a divide between what today’s students need and what higher education policy has to offer? Join us on Oct. 30 at the National Press Club as we explore this topic and hear from Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week and PBS NewsHour, Rio Salado President…

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