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Reading List

Study the Issues and Read Along with the Task Force

Task Force Background Papers

Task Force members come prepared for discussion by reading these background papers, considering the feedback of the 14 Regional College Conversations and 5 Strong Workforce Town Halls, and soliciting input from their respective constituencies. Follow along by reading what they read:

Task Force White Paper

Recommended Reading



Help Wanted: Projections of Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018, Anthony P. Carnevale, Nicole Smith, and Jeff Strohl, McKinsey Global Institute, June 2010

Portable, Stackable Credentials--A New Education Model for Industry-Specific Career Pathways, James T. Austin, Gail Mellow, and Mitch Rosin, 2012

Across The Great Divide: Perspectives of CEOs and College Presidents on America’s Higher Education and Skills Gap Civic Enterprises, John Bridgeland, Jessica Milano, and Elyse Rosenblum, March 2011

The Real Revolution in Online Education Isn't MOOCs, Michelle Weise, Harvard Business Review, October 2014


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