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equity and outcomes improvement

National Skills Coalition: Skills Equity Policies in the States

Join the National Skills Coalition (NSC) for Skills Equity Policies in the States, a webinar where state policy experts and NSC staff will discuss policies that expand equitable access to middle-skill training, credentials, and careers, particularly for those who have faced barriers to economic opportunity. The webinar will focus on three types of skills equity policies, state policies that support: integrated education and training, stackable credentials, and alignment policies that combine the central pathway elements for low-income, low-skill adults. 

Date: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm
Location: 
Online webinar

Fostering Completion of Earnings-Enhancing Post-HS Programs among Low-Income Individuals

This presentation is an excellent resource for those looking to make the connection between equitable outcomes and students' access to education and career information. Dr. Louis Jacobson, President of New Horizons Economic Research, provides a strong case with plentiful data support, for multiple paths to higher-income fields. Instead of the traditional focus on high secondary GPAs as predictors of academic success in traditional 4-year programs, Dr.

The Common Core Is an Opportunity for Education Equity

Here is a recent article about the Common Core by the Center for American Progress some of you may be interested in reading. The article’s conclusion is that:

Scaling Up Pathways to Results 2014: Invitation to Submit Proposals

The Office of Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL) and the Pathways Resource Center (PRC) invite researchers and practitioners in P-20 educational institutions to submit breakout session presentation proposals for the Scaling Up Pathways to Results 2014 conference to be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

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