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Workforce Training

Getting Back to What Really Matters to the American People

Rep. Suzan DelBene | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Rep. Suzan DelBene

We have seen that smart investments in workforce-development initiatives, backed by strong accountability measures, can deliver the kind of broad-based prosperity that Americans remember from the 1990s. It's time for Congress to get back to making those investments a priority.

Liberal Arts and the Work Place

Tim_Hall | Posted 06.10.2013 | College
Tim_Hall

Students interested in liberal arts subjects ought to be encouraged to pursue these subjects, since we know that interest is generally a key component of success, both in completing a college degree and in acquiring the skills the graduates of today will need for the jobs of tomorrow.

Workforce Training

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 06.08.2013 | Small Business
Jerry Jasinowski

An even greater problem is the widespread misperception among young people that manufacturing is grimy, tedious work that offers little upside potential. That may have been true a generation ago, but it is not true today.

Dave Jamieson

House Democrats Walk Out Of Vote In Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Several House Democrats walked out of a committee vote in protest on Wednesday, accusing their Republican counterparts of refusing to ne...

How to Improve Outcomes for Opportunity Youth: Engage Employers to Invest in What Works - part 3

Shawn Bohen and Elyse Rosenblum | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Shawn Bohen and Elyse Rosenblum

We're clear the federal government has a critical role to play in the economic recovery by investing in workforce training programs that work. We need to be more strategic about how and where we make these investments for maximum impact.

Hands On: How to Extend the School Year and Create a More Powerful Workforce

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 10.22.2012 | Education
Brandi Megan Granett

By adding time to the school year, students could be given the chance to explore valuable hands-on training. All students, no matter of their future career, would gain an appreciation of the trades and an understanding of them, which creates a better, more informed, consumer base.