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Community College Student Perspectives on the Future of Work

New America and Aspen Institute interviewed community college students about their views, hopes, and concerns about the Future of Work.

Community College Partnerships with Unions Can Help Serve Adult Learners

A new brief by AFL-CIO calls for more labor union-community college workforce training partnerships to serve adult learners and workers.

House Committee Passes Workforce Pell & WIOA Reauthorization

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce advances the Bipartisan Workforce Pell Act and WIOA Reauthorization, marking crucial progress for community colleges. The bills address key priorities, extending Pell eligibility and enhancing workforce development grants to bolster community college roles in meeting industry needs.

Community Colleges Are Critical to the Innovation Economy

The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 has major implications for how the nation funds research and development, how that R&D leads to job creation, and how we align the developmnent of technology and talent in higher education. Community colleges can and should play an important role in this effort - particularly in job training.

Federal Opportunities and Priorities for Community Colleges

A consensus across OCTAE, NSF, and EDA that improving workforce development programs, especially at community colleges, is a priority because workforce development drives economic development.

EDA’s STEM Talent Challenge Grants: Workforce Funding for the Innovation Economy

In 2023, EDA funded 11 community colleges, universities, tribal governments, and non-profits to support workforce development for regional technology and innovation economies.
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