Tennessee’s GoalMay 29, 2018 |
by Scott Becker, Bradley Jackson
Graduation season is in full swing — and we get to celebrate the hard work and perseverance of so many who have achieved their dreams of earning a college degree. Their college success is not only important to their future lives — but also to the future of Tennessee.
Like many places across the country, Tennessee is facing a skilled workforce shortage. And while we know the vast majority of new jobs will require some form of education beyond high school, over half of Tennesseans, ages 25-64, do not have the necessary credentials or degrees to fill those jobs.