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    • Blurring Boundaries: Transforming Place, Policies, and Partnerships 

      Miller, Abby; Smith, Edward; Park, Eunkyoung; Engle, Jennifer (Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2014-02-01)
      By 2020, more than six out of ten U.S. jobs will require postsecondary training. Despite a slight increase in college attainment nationally in recent years, the fastest-growing minority groups are being left behind. Only ...
    • Ensuring Latino Success in College and the Workforce 

      Camacho Liu, Michelle (National Conference for States Legislatures, 2012-04-01)
      One significant way to revitalize state economies is to increase the number of residents attending and graduating from college. Investing in higher-education achievement for Latinos, our fastest-growing population, is ...
    • Finding Your Workforce: Latinos in Health (2012-2013) 

      Santiago, Deborah A.; Calderón G., Emily; Taylor, Morgan (Excelencia in Education, 2015-04-01)
      Occupations in the health fields are among the fastest-growing in the U.S. workforce. Finding Your Workforce: Latinos in Health provides a profile of the current Latino workforce in healthcare, draws attention to the top ...
    • Finding Your Workforce: The Top 25 Institutions Graduating Latinos 

      Santiago, Deborah A.; Soliz, Megan (Excelencia in Education, 2012-03-01)
      Drawing attention on the institutions graduating many Latinos in postsecondary education is a simple way to link the college completion goals of the U.S. with the workforce needs of the country. This first brief in the ...
    • Georgia’s Workforce Development, Economy Damaged by Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students 

      Johnson, Melissa (Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 2015-08-01)
      New federal policy provides Georgia an opportunity to increase access to higher education for many young Georgia immigrants who are now eligible to work without threat of deportation. Current policies that prevent these ...
    • States Are Still Funding Higher Education Below PreRecession Levels 

      Mitchell, Michael; Palacios, Vincent; Leachman, Michael (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2014-05-01)
      Most states have begun in the past year to restore some of the cuts they made to higher education funding after the recession hit. Eight states, though, are still cutting, and in almost all states including those that are ...
    • Supporting Higher Education for People with Disabilities 

      Ingram, Kyle (National Conference for States Legislatures, 2017-03-01)
      Earning a postsecondary education credential like a degree or certification expands a person’s employment choices and is an important indicator for future earnings and job security. This increased emphasis on a ...