From a state leadership perspective, comebackers – adults with some college, but no degree – should be at the core of every educational and talent improvement effort. They’re place-based, have been [state] residents and will continue to be, and are the fabric of communities that make up a state. Many comebackers are already employed, and so they are the “now” talent strategy. They bring their newly-acquired skills and knowledge back to the workplace the very next day. ”
Hadass Sheffer is President of the Graduate! Network.
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