New Policy Group Focused on College and Careers In the NewsNovember 27, 2019
A new policy group is forming to develop state and local policy agendas that will help prepare students for college and careers. The NewDEAL Forum and the Alliance for Excellent Education have created the NewDEAL Forum Education Policy Group, which will bring public and nonprofit experts together with the goal of helping more students graduate.
NEW GROUP TO TACKLE ‘SCHOOL/JOBS MISMATCH’ In the NewsNovember 26, 2019
State and local officials have launched a new education initiative to develop a policy agenda for better preparing students for college and careers. The NewDEAL Forum Education Policy Group will be co-chaired by West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and Georgia State Sen. Elena Parent, members of the “NewDEAL” network of 180 state and local officials below the level of governor from 47 states. They’ll have support from the Alliance for Excellent Education’s policy team.
Innovative state and local officials from across the country are coming together Thursday, November 21, to launch an education initiative that will develop and implement a state and local policy agenda that better prepares students for college and careers. In the wake of evidence, like recent scores on the National Assessment for Education Progress (NAEP), which show too many students falling behind, the NewDEAL Forum Education Policy Group will leverage the expertise of public and non-profit thought leaders to identify the most effective, actionable solutions to graduate more students on track for success in the workplace.