Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Analysis

Federal Budget Analysis and Workforce Development Policy in 2016

Making Pell work better for America's businesses and employees

Renewing The Promise of The Higher Education Act

National Skills Coalition Recommendations for Reauthorization Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

Making Pell Work: How America’s $30 Billion Investment in Need-Based College Aid Can Be More Job-Driven

This issue brief examines the growth of short-term and noncredit career-oriented programs and the role they play in both postsecondary education and in the U.S. economy, and offers recommendations to policymakers.

Federal Workforce Policy Update

NSC hosted a webinar on the latest developments on key education and training programs and the outlook for skills issues in the 114th Congress.

Pell Grant Fact Sheet

More than one quarter of all undergraduate awards in 2012 were postsecondary certificates. But many short-term programs aren’t eligible for Pell Grants, limiting access for lower-income job seekers.

NSC Recommendations for Higher Education Access | August 2013

On August 2, National Skills Coalition submitted recommendations for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.

NSC Letter in Support of Harkin Amendment to Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013 | March 2013

On March 13, 2013, NSC wrote to Senator Harkin in support of his amendment to the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013 that would provide explicit funding levels for programs under the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee’s jurisdiction.

Organizational Letter of Support for Ability to Benefit Provisions of the Higher Education Act

National Skills Coalition joined with nearly 20 other organizations to offer support for the Ability to Benefit provision of the Senator Harkin's amendment to the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013.

Higher Education Tax Benefits, Training Policy in Brief

This section of the Training Policy in Brief provides an overview and policy recommendations for higher education tax credits, tuition and fees deduction, and employer-provided educational assistance.

Overview of Pell Grant Program, Training Policy in Brief

This section of the Training Policy in Brief provides an overview and policy recommendations for Pell Grant Program under Title IV of the Higher Education Act.

NSC Gainful Employment Recommendations | September 2010

On September 9, 2010, National Skills Coalition submitted recommendations to ensure that federal investments in higher education lead to meaningful opportunities for skill development and credential attainment for all students.

Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act: Key Workforce and Education Provisions

National Skills Coalition summary of key provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act.