The U.S. Department of Education has a new website for prospective students and their families to sort through and make savvier decisions about college. Consumers of higher education can compare all of the nation's colleges in terms of cost of tuition to the benefits that they are likely to receive in the form of heightened future wages.
Visit CollegeScoreCard.ed.gov and find out more.
Another local resource is LA's Cash for College, LACashforCollege.org, a site that helps students apply for financial aid resources.
Following selection as a Performance Partnership Pilot by the Obama Administration, City of Los Angeles will lead a new multi-agency effort to get young people back into the classroom and on the path to careers
LOS ANGELES — On October 29, 2015, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that the Obama Administration has selected Los Angeles as a Performance Partnership Pilot for Disconnected Youth (P3), a designation that allows local and state governments to pilot improved ways of assisting
The Essential Role of Early Care and Education and its Workforce
On October 14-15, 2015, the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board and Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) hosted “LA’s Workforce at the Crossroads Summit: The Essential Role of Early Care and Education and Its Workforce.” Held at
View key informative demographics about City and County of LA's young workforce - education levels, employment and unemployment, earnings and poverty levels.
Presented to the Los Angeles Regional Workforce Partnership on August 5, 2015 by Christine Cooper, Ph.D., LAEDC's Institute for Applied Economics.
On June 30, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti approved the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board's $64 million Annual Plan for Program Year 2015-16.
Approved by the WIB on May 27, 2015, the plan passed the $64 million Annual Plan for Program Year 2015-16. This document includes
At the July 14, 2015 10,000 Strong Veterans Career Summit, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that his 10,000 Strong Coalition of over 200 public and private sector partners has hired nearly 5,000 veterans in one year. He was joined by more than 1,000 veterans, employers, supporters