As the Congress begins to consider reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) are trying to fix this problem. They have introduced the Expanding Education for America’s Workforce Act of 2017 (H.R. 4078) to modernize our higher education laws to help students learn the skills and training they need in order to fulfill our nation’s growing workforce needs.

The legislation includes important changes in federal policy that begin to create a strategy for higher education policy that is similar to the realities of today’s workforce.

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