With her return to the classroom this fall, First Lady Jill Biden is the first in her role to hold a full-time job alongside her White House responsibilities.
Community college supporters see Biden's visibility and advocacy as a part of a broader national spotlight moment for community colleges at a time when they are getting renewed attention for offering affordable options for higher education and job training and opening new paths to social mobility.
As of August, nearly half of the nation’s long-term unemployed—people out of work for more than six months—are over the age of 45. As more aging Americans choose to stay in the workforce longer, the question of how to help them find meaningful work becomes more important.
Labor experts and business leaders share their insights on the value that older, experienced workers can bring to today's workforce.
When it comes to turning the tide on college completion, few interventions have made as much of a splash as CUNY ASAP, the City University of New York system’s trailblazing student success program.
Policy expert Michelle Dimino explores what might happen if ASAP models were replicated at every community college across the country—and the equity implications for students from low-income backgrounds and communities of color.
Employer demand for entry to mid-level healthcare professionals is projected to grow much faster than most occupations in the economy as the population ages and health care workers burn out because of the pandemic.
Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York, has come up with a win-win solution where students end up with better jobs and employers end up with lower turnover.