Federal and state policymakers should evaluate the effectiveness of publicly funded workforce development programs.
Federal and state governments should develop integrated education and training models that ensure lifelong learning and employment-related skills development.
State policymakers should encourage public two-year institutions of higher education and other career and technical education institutions to help displaced workers complete
The Pell Grant program should be amended to improve access for older and displaced workers.
States should dedicate resources to foster local- and regional-level collaboration of job-training efforts among employers, workforce development centers, libraries, and edu
Part-time work should be fully recognized in publicly supported job-training programs.
Passing responsibilities down to lower levels of government should be undertaken primarily to place services closer to the people being served and to maximize administrative
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for DB plans and one year for employers’ matching contr