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Trends and Challenges for Low-Wage Workers
This report, released by the Economic Policy Institute in April 2012, focuses on low-wage workers- who they are, where they work, where they live, and what their future challenges may be in regards ti education/skill requirements, job quality, and wages.
Non-Traditional Student and Single Parent Accessibility Self-Assessment for Colleges and Universities
This new self-assessment tool by Women Employed allows colleges and universities to evaluate whether internal policies and programs are sensitive to the needs of non-traditional and parenting students, providing them with the support they need to complete their certificate or degree program.
Portable, Stackable Credentials: A New Education Model for Industry-Specific Career Pathways
The paper, released by the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation in November 2012, examines some of the new models being invented by innovators in education, business, and the government. It also inclides a call to action for educational institutions, employers, and policymakers to come together to build on these beginnings and design a system of portable, stackable credentials embedded in transparent, more easily navigable career pathways.
FY 2013 Federal Budget Side-By-Side Analysis
This analysis compares the federal budget for fiscal year 2013 with past years in terms of the funding to key programs and activities that are relevant to youth development, education, and workfroce development.
Connecting Youth and Business, A Toolkit for Employers
This toolkit provides step-by-step instructions designed to guide companies on options for supproting, training, and employing disconnected youth. The toolkit also includes elements that are applicable to all youth populations.
Building Capacity for Reconnecting Youth
This brief is designed to assist community and state leaders, youth advocates, educators, and other stakeholders interested in improving or expanding upon the options for struggling students and out-of-school youth.  It provides background on important aspects of building capacity to help local- and state-level stakeholders think about where to start, how to assess how their community or state is doing, and how to improve or expand upon work already under way. 
Funding for Reconnecting Youth
This brief is designed to assist community and state leaders, youth advocates, educators, and other stakeholders interested in improving or expanding upon the options for struggling students and out-of-school youth.  It provides background on important aspects of funding to help local- and state-level stakeholders think about where to start, how to assess how their community or state is doing, and how to improve or expand upon work already under way. 
State and Local Policy for Reconnecting Youth
This brief is designed to assist community and state leaders, youth advocates, educators, and other stakeholders interested in improving or expanding upon the options for struggling students and out-of-school youth.  It provides background on important aspects of policy to help local- and state-level stakeholders think about where to start, how to assess how their community or state is doing, and how to improve or expand upon work already under way. 
Building Roads to Success: Key Considerations for Communities and States Reconnecting Youth to Education
Building Roads to Success: Key Considerations for Communities and States Reconnecting Youth to Education is designed to assist community and state leaders, youth advocates, educators, and other stakeholders interested in improving or expanding the options for struggling students and out-of-school youth.  It is relevant to the work of municipal government, community-based organizations, school districts, postsecondary institutions, workforce development organizations, apprenticeship programs, and other youth-serving organizations. It is equally geared toward the work of governors' offices and state policymakers, departments of education, youth advocates, and workforce boards.
NYEC Budget & Appropriations Lettter to Congress - December 2010
NYEC Budget & Appropriations Lettter to Congress - December 2010
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