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Missing Link



by John Dearle

On July 19, President Trump signed an executive order to prioritize workforce development and readiness in the United States.
 
The president deserves credit for calling attention to the widening gap between the skill demands of 21st-century employers and the preparedness of graduates from American high schools, colleges and universities.  

My colleagues and I regularly conduct roundtables with entrepreneurs around the country to hear first-hand their concerns, challenges and priorities. A message we hear everywhere is: “We can’t find enough people with the skills we need.”

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