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A Better Metric for the Value of a Worker Training Program

By Ali Jaffer and Mona Mourshed The United States has thousands of workforce development and training programs, run by the public, social, and private sectors....

Raising the Profile of Careers in STEM Fields

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program and the Siemens Foundation have joined forces to raise the profile of middle-skill jobs in STEM fields and the...

Why CEOs Are Looking at Third-Graders to Help Solve the Skills...

U.S. companies are experiencing a very real “skills gap.” More than 90 percent of Business Roundtable CEOs report that "current skills shortages present a problem...

JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon on Politics, Policy and...

Nearly a decade after the global financial crisis, JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon has emerged as one of the most sought after voices...

JPMorgan Chase Awards $20M to 10 States to Tackle Youth Career...

Today, we are in the midst of a youth career crisis. The youth unemployment rate in the U.S. is more than twice the overall national...

Michael Bloomberg on the Government’s Role in Today’s Workforce

"We’ve got to find ways to retrain, move, subsidize and get him a job or her a job so they can get some of...

Feds Begin Crackdown on Schools With Unmanageable Student Debt

Is it too much to ask for students to be able to get the education they need to get a good-paying job at a reasonable price? No, says...

Generation Program: Connecting Millennials With Companies and Skills

Janeva Mitchell, 23, was working overnights on the weekends at Denny's and raising her daughter when she found out about Generation from a family...

College of Social Innovation Gives the Next Generation Tools to Change...

The Problem: Students are twice as likely to succeed in the workplace if they have a meaningful internship while in college. However, by senior...

Four Programs Preparing Young People for Work and Life

There are many programs in the U.S. right now that are doing an amazing job helping young people from low-income, urban communities without a...

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