18 Jun 2018

In March 2018, Mathematica Policy Research published an ‘external review’ of Job Corps. The report, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor, consists of a scan of evidence regarding what services and strategies have been effective for Job Corps. Among the questions and potential solutions explored in the report…

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18 Jun 2018

In May 2018, the President’s Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion published its final report and recommendations to the President. The task force, chaired by Secretary Acosta, acknowledged that “apprenticeships have gained prominence as a proven training model for workers, yet they have not necessarily been an “easy sell” for…

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05 Jul 2017

The National Job Corps Association (NJCA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg C. Roberts as Executive Director, effective July 17. Prior to joining NJCA, Mr. Roberts served in a number of distinguished positions of leadership, including President of the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville,…

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02 Dec 2016

Job Corps’ largest educational provider discussed how students can earn postsecondary credit SCRANTON, PA (December 1, 2016) — Penn Foster, a leading skills solutions organization focused on providing competencies, credentials, career pathways and employment matching for today’s evolving workforce, announced its participation in the National Job Corps Association (NJCA)…

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07 Jul 2016
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Earlier today, the House Appropriations Committee marked-up the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services (L-HHS) funding bill. The bill provides $1.7 billion for Job Corps, an increase of $11.2 million over the FY 2016 enacted level and $54 million below the President’s budget request. The bill…

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