Workforce-Driven Financial Aid: Policies and Strategies
Essential Elements of State Policy For College Completion

Publication September 2019 | 8 pages
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The rapidly evolving workplace has created a shortage of skilled and educated workers in many fields, leaving essential jobs unfilled and millions of adults unqualified for them. This policy brief summarizes statewide strategies to support financial assistance for students in programs designed to address workforce needs. It includes suggestions for states that are evaluating, or considering creating, workforce-driven financial aid policies.