Washington Policy Update

Interested in what’s happening at the federal level in terms of promoting middle-skill jobs and training?  SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce is a member of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, which recently posted a policy update on its blog focused on:

  • Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization–including what’s been proposed that will support greater sector-based training, career pathways, and increased focus on credential attainment.
  • The Community College and Career Training Grant program focused on improving instruction for adult learners–grant solicitation announcement due to be released within the next week
  • FY2011 Appropriations and Innovation Grants update

Read the entire post here:  http://www.nfwsolutions.org/blog/washington-policy-roundup

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Author: SkillWorks

SkillWorks is a nationally recognized workforce funder collaborative, launched by the Boston Foundation in 2003 to improve workforce development in Boston and across Massachusetts. SkillWorks brings together philanthropy, government, community organizations and employers to address the twin goals of: 1) Helping low-skill, low-income individuals attain family-supporting jobs; and 2) Helping employers find and retain skilled employees.

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