These People Just Keep Trying to Help Me”: Supporting Students to Succeed in College and Career Pathways

Despite national economic growth, many Americans are unemployed or stuck in low-wage jobs struggling to gain the skills and credentials they need to land middle-skill jobs that can lead to careers and enable them to support their families. Jobs for the Future convened education and workforce innovators to share ideas about strategies that best equip underprepared youth and adults to access and succeed in postsecondary education and the workforce, provide employers with qualified workers, and strengthen regional economies. This brief is part of a series that highlights key issues and best practices discussed at the Bridging the Gap: Postsecondary Pathways for Underprepared Learners convening.

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Jobs for the Future
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