Why the state of skills training should be a big part of the State of the Union | TheHill

Americans are working harder than ever. it’s time for Washington to work even harder to ensure every worker in every industry has the skills to succeed, access better-paying jobs, and grow their careers.
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States’ Role in Advancing High-Quality Youth Apprenticeship

Most family-sustaining jobs require at least some form of additional degree or credential attainment beyond high school. American youth are often confronted with difficult financial choices and…
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Donalds Files Apprenticeship Training Bill

This is great news!!

Representative Byron Donalds, a Naples Republican lawmaker, has filed legislation to allow apprenticeship training providers to request money directly from the state via a grant program. A main benefit of this legislation, HB 367 Apprenticeship Programs, increases transparency and accountability.
— Read on capitalsoup.com/2019/01/30/donalds-files-apprenticeship-training-bill/

STEM Higher Education Reimagined | Markets Insider

DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The winter edition of Issues in Science and Technology is dedicated to reimagining higher education in science, technol…
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Apprenticeship — Industries — Telecommunications Industry – United States Department of Labor

National Apprenticeship Week is a national celebration on November 12-18, 2018, that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to express their support for apprenticeship.
— Read on www.dol.gov/apprenticeship/industry/telecommunications.htm

Nondegree credentials, work-based learning, and the American working class – AEI

Accounting for nondegree credentials and training—sub-baccalaureate certificates, industry certifications, professional licenses . . .
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Why the Tech Skills Shortage Is About to Get Worse

New research has found that jobs in information technology continue to grow, but the number of people graduating with degrees in that field has not kept pace.
— Read on www.businessnewsdaily.com/4856-information-technology-demand.html