How is technological advancement changing the labor market?

Millions of jobs could be lost as a result of new technologies, but millions of jobs will also be created.

What areas could benefit most from Jeff Bezos’s preschool initiative?

One can take varying approaches to identify areas most in need of new preschools.

Three ways technology can help nontraditional students succeed in online coursework

In 2016, 31.6 percent of higher education students took at least one distance education course.

After 50 years of progress and protest, America is still a land of unequal opportunity

Fifty years ago, the Kerner Commission said we were “moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal.”

The 2020 Census is complex, vulnerable, and vital to our democracy

Orchestrating a census of more than 300 million people requires 10 years of significant preparation, funding, and labor.

New competency-based frameworks can help fill the manufacturing skills gap

Through apprenticeships, manufacturing employers can produce the skilled workers they need.

New data shed light on why some workers prefer non-traditional employment

Around 80 percent of self-employed independent contractors prefer their current employment arrangement.

How better data can help state and local leaders meet the needs of infants and toddlers

Communities need to understand the characteristics of infants, toddlers, and their families to tailor programs that serve them.

Early child care and education would face steep cuts under the Trump administration’s budget proposal

If Congress adopted the administration’s funding priorities, federal spending on children would be 6 percent lower over the next 10 years.

How new competency frameworks can help US policymakers and employers boost apprenticeships

Well-defined occupational frameworks can simplify the development and approval of apprenticeships.