Making HEA an Engine of Economic Productivity and Worker Prosperity


Publication Date: February 2004

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy; National Consumer Law Center

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Research Area: Education

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

If modernized to support economic development and meet the needs of business and workers, the Higher Education Act (HEA) can play a central role in addressing the skills gap. Changes are urgently needed to better align HEA with the needs of employers and the realities of working adults’ lives.