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For a number of years, employers have expressed concerns about the Skills Gap – the perceived lack of qualified employees to fill the positions that employers have available. Employers in the...
Tags: Skills Training, Community Colleges, Skills gap, Workforce Development, employment, Job Training
The Manufacturing Institute claims that there are over half a million jobs in the manufacturing sector that go unfilled because employers cannot find workers with the skills needed to do these jobs...
Tags: Skills gap; community colleges, Workforce Development, Job Training
As candidates present their plans for job growth during this election, we look at a critical component of training the next generation labor force: community colleges. In the Aspen Workforce...
Tags: Election 2012, Community Colleges, Workforce Strategies Initiative, Workforce Development
No doubt, students must take personal responsibility to succeed in college.  How hard students work often defines which ones acquire the knowledge needed to complete classes and earn a degree...
Tags: Workforce Development, Adult Education, Community College, Graduation Rates
This blog post was originally published as a guest submission in the Washington Post on May 11 2012. To see the original article, please click here. Graduation exercises at Anacostia High School...
Tags: Workforce Development, Adult Education, Community College, Graduation Rates
For millions of Americans, community colleges provide an essential pathway to well-paying jobs and continuing higher education. The Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence honors those...
Tags: Workforce Development, Adult Education, Community College

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