Research Report Next50 Catalyst Brief: Lifelong Learning
Shayne Spaulding, Marcela Montes, Matthew Chingos, Ian Hecker
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The Urban Institute was founded 50 years ago by President Lyndon B. Johnson to provide “power through knowledge” to help solve the problems that weighed heavily on the nation’s hearts and minds. Today, we’re exploring promising solutions to advance equity and upward mobility and identifying what transformational leaders need to know to drive forward groundbreaking ideas. This brief is one of our eight-part Catalyst series, in which we share what it would take to advance bold solutions over the next 50 years.

The brief seeks to answer the question: What would it take to enable all workers to develop the skills to succeed in a changing labor market?

Research Areas Education Workforce
Tags Higher education Workforce development Workplace and industry studies Employment and income data School funding Secondary education Workers in low-wage jobs School-based partnerships and services Job training Youth employment and training Beyond high school: education and training