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Examining the benefits and risks of educational investments


Early Childhood Education: Now More Than Ever

Oct. 13, 2020

Richmond Fed president Tom Barkin spoke about the importance of early childhood education and the health of the child care industry at the VECF/VA Chamber’s 7th Annual Executive Briefing on the Economics of Early Childhood.

Tom Barkin
President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond



Connecting People to Jobs

May 5, 2021

Educators and community and business leaders share strategies to connect people to in-demand jobs.


After High School

May 5, 2021

Administrators and educators at community colleges and four-year schools discuss helping students succeed after high school.

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