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Strada Launches New Podcast, Lessons Earned

To reach a growing number of collaborators working to transform the education and workforce ecosystem, Strada Education Network launched a new podcast today. Lessons Earned: Putting Education to Work explores …

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Episode 1: Freeman Hrabowski

It’s time for colleges and universities to take a hard look in the mirror, says University of Maryland Baltimore County President Freeman Hrabowski. Too many students don’t make it to …

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Episode 2: Oren Cass

Oren Cass, author of The Once and Future Worker, says we’ve gone too far in our college-going culture, steering too many students down a postsecondary pathway that only serves about …

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Episode 3: Lisa Schumacher

McDonald’s is one of the nation’s largest entry-level employers, and like a growing number of businesses, it provides extensive education benefits for front-line workers to improve opportunities for themselves and …

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Episode 4: Tony Jack

Anthony Abraham Jack, a Harvard University researcher and author of The Privileged Poor, discusses his own experience as a low-income college student as well as the experiences of many of …

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Episode 5: Byron Auguste

How can we find better ways to measure and value the job skills possessed by Americans who don’t have a traditional college degree? Byron Auguste, a former White House economic …

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Watch Where Community College Can Take You

There are a million reasons to choose community college—its affordability, its convenience, its access for all. Yet, despite all of these benefits, several stigmas about community college continue to stick. …

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