Education Resources 2016-11-27T09:08:23+00:00

Don’t Miss National Apprenticeship Week: November 13-19, 2017

November 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Don’t Miss National Apprenticeship Week: November 13-19, 2017

Mark your calendars! Next week— November 13 - 19, 2017—is the third annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). NAW is a nationwide opportunity for the workforce system and leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical [...]

As Corporate World Moves Toward Curated Microlearning, Higher Ed Must Adapt

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on As Corporate World Moves Toward Curated Microlearning, Higher Ed Must Adapt

Just outside the walls of the ivory tower, a transformation is underway in the world of corporate learning, and those of us at colleges and universities should pay attention. Corporate learning and development, often [...]

The education melting pot?

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on The education melting pot?

While education is largely oriented toward teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic—and other academic subjects—we also hope that schools warm our melting pot by bringing together members of different racial and ethnic groups. Though having [...]

A look at Pell Grant recipients’ graduation rates

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on A look at Pell Grant recipients’ graduation rates

The federal government provides nearly $30 billion in grant aid each year to nearly 8 million students from lower-income families (mainly with household incomes below $50,000 per year) through the Pell Grant program, which [...]

Register to attend “The past, present, and future of democratic education in America”

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Register to attend “The past, present, and future of democratic education in America”

The past, present, and future of democratic education in America When: Thursday, November 16, 2017, 3:30 — 5:00 p.m. Where: The Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha Room, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC What: In the decades between [...]

What is the history of the minimum wage?

October 30th, 2017|Comments Off on What is the history of the minimum wage?

A minimum wage is the lowest wage that employers may legally pay to workers. The first minimum wage law was enacted in 1894 in New Zealand. With the passage of The Fair Labor Standards [...]