Unlocking the future: Toward a new reform agenda for K-12 education Opportunity America, February 2023
All eyes on Texas: Community colleges focus on preparing the workforce of tomorrow Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, January 2023
Accountability in higher education: For-profit colleges and beyond Opportunity America, December 2021
The indispensable institution: Taking the measure of community college workforce education By Tamar Jacoby, Opportunity America, September 2021
Today’s students, tomorrow’s workforce: A roadmap for change at CUNY community colleges Opportunity America, September 2021
Essential workers: Middle-tier health care jobs in New York City By Tamar Jacoby and Preston Cooper, Opportunity America, March 2021
Kentucky FAME: Fulfilling the promise of apprenticeship By Tamar Jacoby and Ron Haskins, Opportunity America and Brookings Institution, October 2020
The indispensable institution: Reimagining community college Opportunity America Working Group on Community College Workforce Education, June 2020
Skills wanted: CUNY as engine of economic recovery By Tamar Jacoby, Opportunity America, June 2020
Industry certifications: A better bridge from school to work? By Tamar Jacoby, Opportunity America, September 2019
Community college career education: Scaling a new approach By Tamar Jacoby, Lumina Foundation, July 2019
An unknown landscape: Short-term job-focused college programs By Tamar Jacoby, Opportunity America, June 2019
Industry-driven apprenticeship: What works, what’s needed By Tamar Jacoby and Robert I. Lerman, Urban Institute, February 2019
Work, skills, community: Restoring opportunity for the working class Opportunity America, American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution, November 2018
Rethinking the mission: Community colleges and workforce education By Tamar Jacoby, American Enterprise Institute, 11-15-17
Employers & job training: New Jersey as laboratory for America By Tamar Jacoby, Opportunity America, 7-1-17
The new CTE: NYC as laboratory for America By Tamar Jacoby and Shaun M. Dougherty, Manhattan Institute, 3-30-16
What works: English-language learning in America By Tamar Jacoby, Manhattan Institute, 12-3-15
The Certification Revolution By Tamar Jacoby, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 12-2-14
Vocational Education 2.0: Employers hold the key to better career training By Tamar Jacoby, Manhattan Institute, 11-21-13

Community colleges are an agile new player in job training Wall Street Journal, 9-23-21
Midlevel health workers deserve more philanthropic support Chronicle of Philanthropy, 6-29-21
Recognizing unsung health care workers and the promise of midlevel jobs New York Daily News, 3-31-21
Career and technical education and the soft bigotry of low expectations Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 1-28-21
Can community colleges be a post-Covid engine of economic recovery? Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 1-27-21
National study profiles noncredit workforce programs at community colleges ACCT Now, 1-11-21
Helping workers displaced by the Covid-19 economy Wall Street Journal, 12-18-20
Can community colleges step up as engines of economic recovery? Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Workforce Currents, 11-13-20
CUNY can drive NYC’s resurgence New York Daily News, 7-8-20
Immigrant entrepreneurs and the barriers they face Kauffman Foundation Currents, 3-19-20
The untapped potential of community college career education Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 8-7-19
Community colleges and career education Education Next, 11-28-18
Toward a conservative agenda on opportunity: A conversation with Tamar Jacoby Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 2-7-18
Visiting working class America By Tamar Jacoby and Isabel Sawhill, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 10-4-17
Trump’s job training program gets the government out of the way Huffington Post, 6-22-17
Fixing America’s infrastructure is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a better workforce Los Angeles Times, 6-14-17
Could conservatives lead the fight against poverty? Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 12-7-16
The new poverty – working class decline Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 9-13-16
Keeping New York City on the cutting edge of technical education New York Slant, 4-14-16
Beyond survival English Los Angeles Times, 1-5-16
Immigration reform starts with English-language learning The Washington Examiner, 12-17-15
The next big thing: ‘gig economy’ workers’ rights The Weekly Standard, 11-10-15
Wal-Mart tests ‘upskilling’ The Wall Street Journal, 9-4-15
Technology isn’t a job killer The Wall Street Journal, 5-29-15
Stuck in the middle with you The Weekly Standard, 2-9-15
Getting credit for what you know The Atlantic, 1-29-15
Why Germany is so much better at training its workers The Atlantic, 10-16-14
This Way Up: Mobility in America The Wall Street Journal, 7-22-14
The right ideas . . . for fighting poverty The Weekly Standard, 2-17-14
The college-for-all model isn’t working Los Angeles Times, 12-3-13

This way up: New thinking about poverty and economic mobility edited by Tamar Jacoby, Opportunity America and American Enterprise Institute, 1-18-18

Testimony U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Washington, DC, 5-9-18
Testimony Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus field hearing, Harrisburg, PA, 10-24-14

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