How Will 2024 Elections Impact Education & Workforce Policy?

From the rising cost of higher education and growing student loan debt to improving links between K-12 and the workforce to increasing access to quality jobs, and conversations around equity and inclusion in the classroom and workplace, recent elections have thrust education and workforce policy into the spotlight as top issues. This session will bring together a bipartisan panel of policy experts to discuss the 2024 election and candidates’ policy proposals regarding education and workforce including the potential impacts the election might have on students, educators, and families.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Emmanual Guillory

American Council on Education

Karishma Merchant

Jobs for the Future (JFF)