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Funding Scarce For Training New Hires

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June 24, 2011 Funding Scarce For Training New Hires John W. Schoen, msnbc.com There’s widespread consensus that millions of jobs go unfilled in the U.S. because employers can’t find skilled workers. But there’s less agreement on where the money will come from to train those jobless workers. Nobody, it seems, wants to pick up the tab. […]

Congress Chops Education Funding

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March 5, 2011 Congress Chops Funding for High-Profile Education Programs Alyson Klein, Education Week   More than a dozen education programs—including high-profile efforts focused on literacy, teaching, and learning—are looking at the prospect of a permanent federal funding loss after they were chopped from a stopgap spending measure signed into law by President Barack Obama […]

Teens and Technology

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Teens and Technology Predict a Better Future by 2015 Article from OneSeventeenMedia It is no doubt that teens gravitate to technology, and as far as young Americans are concerned, a greener future is coming soon. Powered by technology and fueled by creativity, fundamental change is about to emerge in the electronically connected world they inhabit. Gasoline-powered […]

Waiting For Superman

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The American public school system is in crisis, failing millions of students, producing as many drop-outs as graduates, and threatening our economic future. By 2020, the United States will have 123 million high-skill jobs to fill—and fewer than 50 million Americans qualified to fill them.

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