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September is National Deaf Awareness Month

September is National Deaf Awareness Month.  Communities throughout the country are organizing events and activities to increase awareness of deaf issues, people, and culture.  The Employment and Training Administration, at the U.S.

Jobs for the Future: $1 Billion Wage Challenge

Jobs for the Future (JFF) has announced the $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge to identify and accelerate ways to meaningfully increase annual incomes of Americans. This competition focuses on one tangible metric: increasing the annual wages of at least 100,000 low- and middle-income US workers by $10,000 each by 2021, totaling $1 billion in wage gains.

Vets-to-Feds Cyber Career Training Available

Do you work with veterans interested in a career in cyber security?

WES Global Talent Bridge's Pathways to Professional Success in the Field of Education and Beyond

  • Date: 
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

National Skills Coalition Report: Broadening the Apprenticeship Pipeline

Apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning are important tools for helping workers acquire skills employers need. To reach the most workers and businesses, more work needs to be done to diversify the apprenticeship pipeline to include more women, low-wage workers, and parents of young children. 

U.S. Department of Education Proposes Overhaul of Gainful Employment Regulations

The U.S. Department of Education has announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to rescind Gainful Employment (GE) regulations in order to provide useful, transparent higher education data to students and treat all institutions of higher education fairly. 

COABE: “Are We on the Brink of Something Big?”

COABE’s most recent journal includes an article by Johan Uvin, now the president of the Institute of Educational Leadership, entitled, “Are We on the Brink of Something Big?  Reflections on the Current and Future State of Career Pathways Policy and Practice”.  In the piece, Uvin addresses some of the current challenges facing career pathways’ promise of providing greater equity and opportunity for all Americans.  He notes the following; bold text below is added.

Kitchen Careers, after Addiction:

A recent New York Times article highlights a Kentucky couple who created DV8 Kitchen to hire, train and encourage persons with opioid addiction to recover, and consider new career options.  

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