Workforce Policies Related to College Completion

To better understand college completion and make data-driven decisions about workforce strategies, it is important to be familiar with related policies and organizations. Both can help you become more knowledgeable about the workforce landscape, find training opportunities to diversify or hone your skills, and implement best practices. Here are a few examples:


Authors: Heather McKay, Elizabeth Nisbet, Sara Haviland, Renée Edwards (Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations)
An annual report from the Lumina Foundation

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Lumina is an independent, private foundation committed to increasing the proportion of Americans who have high-quality, college-level learning. The foundation's goal is to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality college degrees, certificates and credentials to 60 percent by 2025.

National Association of Workforce Boards
NAWB connects workforce development professionals, Workforce Investment Board members, and policy makers with the knowledge, training and tools to help make informed, smart decisions about how to invest in workforce strategies that advance the economic health of their communities through a skilled, competitive workforce.

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