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Key Insights for State Action on Educational Attainment, Workforce Development

Almost 65% of jobs today require education after high school — and that proportion is only expected to grow, leaving behind millions of...

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Workforce Development: What Motivates States to Act?

Over the last month we explored the how of workforce development, but what motivates states to act? Recent reports suggest that if certain...

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Workforce Development Boards: Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

As states assess their workforce needs and opportunities for further economic development, workforce boards commonly go beyond the 12...

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Workforce Development: Who Has a Seat at the Table?

As any good meeting planner will tell you, one needs to ensure the right individuals attend. Those who can provide insight and guidance to...

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Connecting Education to the Workforce

Researchers project that 85% of the jobs that will comprise the workforce in 2030 don’t currently exist today. Developing a workforce...

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Where Do Apprenticeships and Higher Ed Meet?

Word on the street is apprenticeships create a direct pathway to in-demand jobs by providing an on-ramp for individuals to enter the...

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Connecting the Dots: Aligning Attainment Goals to the Workforce

Not a day goes by that I don’t read an article or hear an anecdote about how the future of the workforce requires more postsecondary...

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In WA, State Leaders and the Business Community Work Together to Develop the Workforce

In his 2019 State of the State address, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was one of several governors to stress the importance of state and...

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Working on Connections Between Education and Work in Your State? Join Us!

What do people think about the connection between education and work? This was the big question posed at a concurrent session at the 2019...

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Priority Areas in 2018 Workforce Development Legislation

This year continued the growing trend of workforce development policies, programs and initiatives. From governor action plans to a federal...

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