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


Research Area: Education

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


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.