According to Workforce GPS (e-Newsletter 12/7/18), this resource "highlights six education and workforce policy strategies used in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin to explain young people transitioning to adulthood matters and how it predicts economic success; and examines the challenges and effective and promising strategies that leverage funding and partnerships to support improved outcomes for youth in the Great Lakes region."
"Soft skills refer to a broad set of skills, competencies, behaviors, attitudes, and personal qualities that enable people to effectively navigate their environment, work well with others, and achieve goals. While soft skills is an important ingredient for success for everyone in the labor force, the list below primarily highlights specialized research and resources focused on the disability population." (Workforce GPS, e-Newsletter 12/7/18)
People with disabilities have an increased likelihood of experiencing financial insecurity. Student loan obligations may contribute to this financial distress. However, federal student loans have a range of protections under federal law. These protections are designed to prevent borrowers from struggling with unaffordable monthly payments.