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Golden LEAF unveils GLOW initiative to bolster workforce

The Golden LEAF Foundation is launching a new grant program that will provide $5 million for grants to nonprofits and...

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Perspective | myFutureNC Blog Series: On the path to postsecondary attainment, we must leverage community partnerships

The establishment of the myFutureNC postsecondary attainment goal was a highly collaborative effort that benefited from contributions from stakeholders across...

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Perspective | myFutureNC Blog Series: Helping community college students cross the finish line

North Carolina’s community college students often juggle jobs, family responsibilities, and long commutes as they work hard to finish their...

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What does work-based learning in the classroom look like?

The North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) orchestrated a work-based learning takeover of Moore Square Magnet Middle School on...

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Perspective | It’s who you know — The critical role of community college faculty and advisors

The goal of equipping 2 million individuals ages 25-44 with a high-quality postsecondary degree or credential by 2030 set by myFutureNC...

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Perspective | New child death report shows NC youth suicide at all-time high

Last week, the North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force met to review the latest report on child deaths in North Carolina....

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North Carolinian tapped as new leader of myFutureNC

Cecilia Holden, director of legislative and community affairs for the North Carolina State Board of Education, has been tapped to...

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Perspective | myFutureNC blog series: Appalachian GEAR UP partnership advances postsecondary attainment goal

The goal: 2 million North Carolinians aged 25 to 44 will receive a high-quality postsecondary credential or degree by 2030....

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Perspective | myFutureNC blog series: Keys to success for increased FAFSA completion – Lessons learned in Louisiana

Louisiana ranked number one in the nation for FAFSA completion rates for the second consecutive year, according to the National College Access...

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Perspective | myFutureNC blog series: Innovative models for increasing college enrollment & completion

“I believe in you.” These are powerful words. They are the words that can transform doubt into hope and opportunity....

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Perspective | myFutureNC blog series: Aiming for Equity

Led by the myFutureNC Commission, North Carolina has set an ambitious goal of increasing the number of adults aged 25-44 who...

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Perspective | With support, NC’s community colleges will lead the way on attainment

At a time of political polarization, the North Carolina General Assembly, with a strong bipartisan vote, adopted an important goal...