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Using Service Blueprinting to See Higher Education from the Student’s Perspective

Professor giving a lectureCollege leaders should embrace a customer-centric approach to improve the educational experience for their students.

By Stephen Steigleder and Louis Soares | Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Preparing America's Workforce for Jobs in the Green Economy: A Case for Technical Literacy

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 […]

By Kate Gordon, Louis Soares, and Stephen Steigleder | Monday, August 27, 2012

Let’s Get Serious About Our Nation’s Human Capital

book_alt2 icon 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.

By Stephen Steigleder and Louis Soares | Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Using Budget Tools to Make College Affordable

Julie Margetta Morgan and Stephen Steigleder examine the president’s plan to ensure a college education remains a real option for poor and middle-income students and their families.

By Julie Margetta Morgan and Stephen Steigleder | Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Turning to Community Colleges for Middle-Class Careers

Stephen Steigleder explores the president’s new initiative to boost our nation’s community colleges so they can train a new generation of middle-class workers.

By Stephen Steigleder | Monday, February 13, 2012

There’s a Growing Consensus in Support of Community College and Industry Partnerships

Stephen Steigleder urges policymakers to translate the increasing embrace of these important collaborations into a bill to help us build a technically skilled workforce.

By Stephen Steigleder | Thursday, February 2, 2012

Building a Technically Skilled Workforce

book_alt2 icon 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.

By Louis Soares and Stephen Steigleder | Thursday, January 19, 2012

Big Ideas for Small Business: Short-Term Subsidies to Boost Hiring at Small Businesses

Stephen Steigleder makes the case for subsidized-employment programs for long-term unemployed workers.

By Stephen Steigleder | Thursday, November 17, 2011

House Budget Committee Is Searching for Excuses to Cut Pell Grants

Stephen Steigleder and Julie Margetta Morgan detail the House plan to prevent full funding for the Pell Grant program.

By Stephen Steigleder and Julie Margetta Morgan | Tuesday, November 15, 2011

House Republicans Eliminate Funding for Job Training (Again!)

Stephen Steigleder walks through how the House Appropriations Committee bill for Labor, HHS, and Education would lead to a $3.1 billion shortfall in worker-training programs.

By Stephen Steigleder | Wednesday, October 12, 2011

It’s Past Time to Reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act

WIA, if done right, can help lead to a workforce with 21st century skills and make sure America remains an economic powerhouse, writes Stephen Steigleder.

By Stephen Steigleder | Monday, July 25, 2011

CAP’s Guide to the Senate HELP Committee’s Draft Bill to Reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act

article icon Issue Brief Stephen Steigleder analyzes the draft bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act and makes recommendations for improvement.

By Stephen Steigleder | Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Harming Our Workforce, Harming Our Nation

article icon 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.

By Stephen Steigleder and Louis Soares | Wednesday, April 20, 2011