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U.S. Gives $4.6 Million to Retrain Coal Workers

by Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press | August 15, 2017
HELENA, Mont. — The U.S. government awarded $4.6 million in aid earlier this month to retrain [...] Read more

Colleges Help Train Construction Workers

by Lauren Fay Carlson | July 28, 2017
“It’s almost impossible to pick what your average student looks like,” says S [...] Read more

California Consortium Aims to Build Skilled Workforce

by Kevin Smith | July 27, 2017
Workers with specialized skills are more important than ever to Southern California’s economy [...] Read more

N.E. Schools Join to Train Green Workforce

by Holly Ramer, Associated Press | July 25, 2017
CONCORD, N.H. — Four colleges in three New England states are working together to train stude [...] Read more

Completion Program Could Close Workforce Gap

by Editorial Board Star Tribune | July 14, 2017
Just when it seems that every bit of Minnesota economic news features the phrase “shortage of [...] Read more

College Adds 4-Year Degree to Meet Job Demand

by Matt Sanctis | July 11, 2017
Clark State Community College plans to offer a bachelor’s degree for the first time next [...] Read more

Can’t Find Work?

by Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Allan Zaremberg | July 07, 2017
There is a troubling chasm in the world of work today and it threatens U.S. prosperity and hope [...] Read more

No. 1 Challenge: Invest in Work Force

by The Roanoke Times | June 09, 2017
Last week, business leaders from around the region gathered for the Roanoke Regional Chamber’ [...] Read more