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Some recorded sessions from EWA’s fall 2023 Higher Education Seminar in Riverside, California. 

Scott Jaschik predicts the issues to watch for in higher education this year.

Providing access to prison education, and funding it, isn’t a top priority in Oregon. Natalie Pate shares how poor literacy, dropout rates and crime intersect after investigating prison education programs in the state. (EWA Radio Episode 310)

“People can’t tell me what they’re going to college for. But they put themselves in thousands and thousands and thousands of dollars of debt—that doesn’t sound like it makes any sense. That’s like buying a car and not knowing how to drive”

How are hands-on job training programs being affected by the coronavirus pandemic? What kind of virtual job training works?

One of the most important goals of America’s education system is to launch citizens into “middle class” jobs that pay enough to provide economic security