Research Report The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program: Implementation of the Rounds 1 and 2 Grants
Lauren Eyster, Carol Hafford, John Trutko, Elissa Cohen, Kelly S. Mikelson, Christin Durham, Carolyn T. O'Brien, Ananda Martin-Caughey, Amanda Briggs, Kim Nguyen
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From 2011 to 2018, the US Department of Labor administered the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program, which awarded $1.9 billion to institutions of higher education with programs of two years or less, mainly community colleges. Colleges sought to increase their capacity to provide education and training to adults in need of new skills for in-demand jobs. This report, part of a series of publications from the TAACCCT national evaluation, presents findings on the implementation of the Rounds 1 and 2 grants, based on a survey of colleges, college and partner interviews, and participant focus groups.

Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Workforce
Tags Higher education Workforce development Labor force Job training Beyond high school: education and training Community colleges
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center