Strada Education Network Invites Proposals for Innovative Partnership Models to Strengthen Education-to-Employment Pathways

Strada commits $5 million to support collaborative programs engaging education providers, employers, community-based organizations and public-sector partners INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education Network℠ today announced it is inviting proposals to fund innovative partnership models that strengthen education-to-employment pathways for underrepresented, low-income and first-generation students, as well as adult learners. Strada is committing $5 million to fund multi-year grants to nonprofit organizations…

Pomp and Circumstances: New Study Finds Most College Graduates Who Start Out Underemployed, Stay There

Women are more likely than men to be underemployed in first job with lasting consequences, according to report by Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Burning Glass Technologies College graduates who are underemployed in their first job are likely to still be underemployed up to 10 years later, and women are more likely to be caught in this…

New Strada-Gallup Consumer Data Reveal Only 26 Percent of Working U.S. Adults With College Experience Strongly Agree Their Education is Relevant to Their Work and Day-To-Day Life

Industry experts explore the power of relevance as the primary driver of consumers’ perceptions of the value and quality of higher education and identify scalable solutions to increase relevance in postsecondary learning Strada Education NetworkSM and Gallup today released new findings from the Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Survey, revealing only one quarter (26 percent) of U.S. adults with college experience…

Student Connections Transitioning to Loan Science

Strada Education Network℠ (Strada) today announced that, after five years of innovative work around college affordability, a new chapter is beginning for its Student Connections affiliate, which provides student loan default prevention management software and services to colleges and universities. Strada is currently working with Loan Science, an Austin, Texas-based company seeking to increase access to higher education by preventing…

Labor Market Advisory Group Emsi to Join Strada Education Network

National nonprofit expands analytics capabilities, bringing new labor market insights
to bear on today’s shifting education-to-employment pathways INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education Network℠ (Strada), a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening America’s pathways between education and employment, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire labor market analytics leader Economic Modeling LLC (Emsi), subject to the terms and conditions…

Education Nonprofit Launches New Research Institute to Help Adult Learners Harness Power of Education Throughout Their Working Lives

Strada Education Network launches new Institute for the Future of Work to strengthen education to employment pathways INDIANAPOLIS — April 12, 2018 — Strada Education NetworkSM, a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening America’s pathways between education and employment, today announced the creation of Strada Institute for the Future of Work (Strada Institute), a new research and development lab.…

New Study Examines How Relevance of Postsecondary Coursework

Latest Strada-Gallup consumer data reveals the more relevant people find their college courses to be in their work and daily lives, the greater their belief that they received a high-quality education and that it was worth the cost INDIANAPOLIS, April 4, 2018 – Strada Education NetworkSM and Gallup today released new findings from the daily Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Survey…

Education Nonprofit Launches Seed Fund in Workforce Development for Adult Learners

Strada Education Network invests $1.5 million to support mission-aligned ventures and entrepreneurs working at the intersection of education and employment for working learners INDIANAPOLIS, March 29, 2018 — Strada Education NetworkSM, a national nonprofit united to strengthen America’s pathways between education and employment, today announced a new $1.5 million seed investment fund to back ventures focused on creating…

New Nonprofit Will Crowdsource Educator Insights to Improve EdTech Procurement, Implementation

The Jefferson Education Accelerator, in partnership with the University of Virginia Curry School of Education, today announced the launch of the Jefferson Education Exchange (JEX), a nonprofit organization committed to bringing educator perspectives to bear on edtech procurement and research.

Why Go to College? Student Perspectives on Higher Ed

The consumers of higher education have spoken. Workforce outcomes are, far and away, the driving motivation for pursuing post-secondary education across all ages, races, and degree types.



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