Environmental Job/Career Training and Workforce Development Grants

Subject: Workforce Development, Job/Career Training, Environmental Education | Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017 . . .

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Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind

Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce recently released this new report highlighting how a lack of higher education degree attainment has led to Latinos being disproportionately "stuck" in the lower and middle wage tiers of the labor market. The report presents comprehensive data on the issue for the ten states with the highest Latino populations.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Understanding Part-Time College Students in America

The Center for American Progress highlights the oft-overlooked struggles of part-time college students in America. Making up 37 percent of all undergraduates, part-time students attain degrees at much lower rates than full-time students with many dropping out after only one year. This report uses available data to detail what is known about part-time students and their experiences while making a number of policy recommendations that can help them be more academically successful for both their own betterment, and also for that of the nation's workforce as a whole.

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Program Grants

Subject: STEM, Education, Higher Education | Deadline: Dec. 12, 2017 . . .

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Rethinking Credential Requirements in Early Education

New America takes a look at the current state of education and skills requirements for early childhood educators. Currently many view these workers as "babysitters by another name" who don't necessarily need higher education and professional training like what is required for educators of older youth. This report argues against this misconception and lays out a framework for the proper education and training of this vulnerable workforce.

Community-Based Youth Job/Career Training Program Grants

Subject: Job/Career Training, Youth Development, Workforce Development, Community Development | Deadline: June 27, 2017 . . .

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