Education & DC’s Job Training Challenge

By: Tara Adam, Policy Fellow On June 29, 2017, the DC Fiscal Policy Institute hosted a panel discussion entitled, “Big Solutions to DC’s Big Job Training Challenge.” The event was attended by roughly forty stakeholders of varying backgrounds including Ms. Ruth Wattenberg, SBOE Representative from Ward 3.   The panel, moderated by Mr. Andy Shallal ofContinue reading “Education & DC’s Job Training Challenge”

Can We Bridge the Research-to-Policy Divide?

By: Tara Adam, Policy Fellow On Thursday, June 15, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, sponsored by the Knowledge Alliance, held a lively panel discussion on the topic: Moderated by the President of the think tank, Michael J Petrilli, discussants included: Dale Chu, VP of Policy and Operations at America Succeeds; Dan Goldhaber, Director, CEDR University ofContinue reading “Can We Bridge the Research-to-Policy Divide?”