National Skills Coalition works to improve a number of existing federal policies to expand education and training options for America's workers and businesses.
This section provides background information on a wide range of federal policies, in the areas of budget, welfare, workforce development, education, trade, and tax policy. Click on the dropdown menu to access specific policy pages.
National Skills Coalition Federal Policy Resources
Federal Policy Fact Sheets, 112th Congress
Skills Strategy: Toward Ensuring America's Workers and Industries the
Skills to Compete
National Skills Coalition's skills strategy sketches out initial steps that the Obama Administration and Congress can take, across a range of federal policies, in pursuit of the Coalition's vision of a new 21st-century skills guarantee. The skills strategy is structured around three strategies ("3 Ps"): sector partnerships, career pathways, and proportionate investment in the skills demanded by the labor market.
Interactive Federal Funding Tool
NSC has launched an online interactive federal funding tool that graphically captures trends in current and historical federal funding for key job training and workforce education programs. Take a tour of this interactive tool today. Share links or download companion PDFs to use in your efforts to communicate the need to better align the nation’s education investments with labor market demands and the needs of America’s workforce.