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The Workforce Playbook
Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

More than ever in the United States, a college education is a prerequisite for economic mobility and financial stability. The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (CEP) has developed The Workforce Playbook, a practical guide to setting a vision for talent development and economic mobility and implementing a key set of practices to deliver upon this vision, in ways that balance […]

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Partnership to Transform STEM Learning – A Case Study of Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Ecosystem
Evaluation, Program Design, Teaching and Learning, In School & Out of School, Underrepresented in STEM

STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice case study that focus on the development and evolution of the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA)—the lead entity of the Tulsa, Oklahoma (OK) ecosystem—and its partners. As part of the study, we collected educational data, exit surveys, indicator tools, and conducted interviews, focus groups, document review, observations, and extensive online research.

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I Think I Can’t: Lack of Confidence in Math Keeps Girls Out of Lucrative STEM Careers
Underrepresented in STEM

The rate at which women enroll in four-year colleges and complete bachelor’s degrees continues to outpace the rate for men. In fact, by 2025 women will represent nearly 60 percent of all university students. Yet despite their growing numbers on college campuses, women remain a small minority among students majoring in physical, engineering, mathematics, and computer (PEMC) sciences. It seems […]

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Newsletter Archives

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Creating a Unified Community of Support: Increasing Success for Underrepresented Students in STEM
Underrepresented in STEM

A new 68-page report from the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California hopes to address underrepresented students in STEM. The report, part of a collaborative effort from eight California State University campuses, emphasizes collaboration between existing academic affairs and student affairs programs — which are often separated — as well as specific interventions for struggling […]

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US Chamber of Commerce Report: Learning to Work, Working to Learn
Workforce & Career

Companies in major industries report that they are unable to grow and compete: 49% have unfilled job openings,1 and 37% can’t take on new business.2 In contrast, 96% of chief academic officers believe that college graduates are well prepared. Only 11% of business leaders agree. These statistics beg the question: How do we set students up for success so that […]

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