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Online College Needed

by Gary L. Toebben and Paul Granillo

A bad news/good news workforce situation exists in today’s economy, and it is giving employers heartburn. The challenge is how to create a more educated labor pool, especially in high growth industries.

The bad news: there are simply not enough skilled workers to meet the needs of California’s businesses. The good news: there are 2.5 million Californians who can be part of the solution with some college-level training. They just need a more flexible educational opportunity.

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