Giving Compass' Take:
- Larry Good and Earl Buford highlight the work of experts to modernize workforce policies to support lifelong learning and career mobility for all Americans.
- What policy changes can donors advocate for to support career mobility and lifelong learning for all Americans?
- Read about the role of education in workforce development.
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The Better Employment and Training Strategies Taskforce (BETS) is a coalition of more than 40 leading practitioners and experts working to modernize the United States’ outdated patchwork of workforce policies. The five BETS workgroups were convened in November 2020 to develop recommendations aimed at informing the incoming Biden-Harris administration and the 117th Congress on issues and policy options related to unemployment insurance, workforce development, job quality, youth employment, and federal jobs initiatives. The BETS Taskforce was convened by Prof. Stephen Crawford of the George Washington Institute of Public Policy, Stuart Andreason of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Larry Good of Corporation for a Skilled Workforce.
Read the full article about workforce development by Larry Good and Earl Buford at The Aspen Institute.