$1 Million Grant To Study Re-Entry Programs At FSU

The Charles Koch Foundation recently announced a $1 million grant to Florida State University’s College of Social Work. This grant will support Carrie-Pettus Davis’ work on criminal justice reform, focusing especially on recidivism reduction and the effectiveness of re-entry programs.

“Data can inform significant reform,” Pettus-Davis said. “Our research initiative is uniquely positioned to identify the types of re-entry services most effective for reducing recidivism, fostering productive citizenship and benefiting individuals and communities across the country.” 

American Council on Education will help lifelong learners earn credit for apprenticeships

A $1 million grant to the American Council on Education establishes a two-year program that allows students to take advantage of apprenticeships and earn college credit for the skills they develop.

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10-05-2020 12:00am

Education Design Lab partners with six colleges, systems to create dynamic learning pathways and credentials

The Education Design Lab​, ​a national nonprofit ​that designs, implements, and scales new learning models, has announced that it will partner with six colleges and post-secondary education systems to create an inaugural cohort of a new ​Community College Growth Engine Fund​. The fund will help U.S. community colleges collaborate with local employers to meet the growing demand for short-term credentials and 21st century workforce skills.

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09-22-2020 01:00pm

New center at University of Nebraska will explore the changing relationship between law and technology and how it impacts society

The University of Nebraska has announced two new grants, one each from the Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) and the Menard family, that will support the university’s newly-launched Governance and Technology Center.

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