College leaders should embrace a customer-centric approach to improve the educational experience for their students.
The emerging clean energy economy is already creating millions of jobs and generating trillions of dollars in economic activity across the globe. One characteristic of these jobs is that they span industries and occupations and provide opportunities for low-, middle-, and high-skill workers. As with other industries, though, the highest-quality jobs in this new clean [...]
Report Stephen Steigleder and Louis Soares explain why increasing support for job training that builds human capital and leads to stable middle-class employment is a wise investment.
Issue Brief Competency-based education could be the key to providing quality, postsecondary education to millions of Americans at a lower cost, writes Louis Soares.
Issue Brief Robert Sheets, Stephen Crawford, and Louis Soares explain the need for parallel innovations in higher education’s business models and “value networks.”
Open education resources hold some of the answers to maintaining the quality of learning material while significantly reducing the cost of education, write David Wiley, Cable Green, and Louis Soares.
Report Louis Soares and Stephen Steigleder propose a private-public partnership grant program to boost the middle-skill workers that America will require to be globally competitive.
Issue Brief The use of technology in higher education will help students understand and craft the education experience they want for themselves.
Louis Soares and Julie Margettta Morgan explain why innovation in higher education is important for educating today’s working learners and how federal policymakers can help manage the process.
Issue Brief Policymakers must reverse the misguided cuts to job training and postsecondary education programs and develop a more effective “job growth” strategy, write Stephen Steigleder and Louis Soares.
Report Louis Soares shows how to make sure today's diverse college-level learners can compete in a 21st century economy.
Report We must adjust our focus and policies to make quality postsecondary education affordable to more people, write Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, Louis Caldera, and Louis Soares.
Report Julie Margetta Morgan and Louis Soares on ways to enhance the college decision-making process for students and their families.