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College Degree ... or Work Skills?

A decade ago, President Obama declared a nations, goal of having the highest percentage of college graduates in the world. This month, EdSec Betsy DeVos called for a renewed focus on career education and workforce training. 72 more words

Higher Ed

Report: Foreign Nationals Outnumber Americans in High-Paying, White-Collar Silicon Valley Jobs

ㅤ”Foreign nationals now outnumber Americans in high-paying, high-skilled, white-collar jobs in Silicon Valley, California – the hub of the United States tech industry.
ㅤSilicon Valley Leadership Group President Carl Guardino touted the statistic in a report, revealing that 57 out of every 100 jobs in Silicon Valley that require at least a bachelor’s degree are taken by a foreign-born resident. 159 more words

Politics

Don Quixote de la Canberra

The ongoing saga of trying to create public awareness of the massive waste of money represented by the ACT Government funded Nurse-led Walk in Clinics has finally, after literally years of campaigning, led to an… 606 more words

Medical Workforce Issues

Unions applaud White House on apprenticeship push


ㅤPictured: Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta

ㅤ”Trump has included several construction union leaders in a task force on apprenticeships, including United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America President Douglas McCarron, North America’s Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey, and International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers President Joseph Sellers.” 29 more words

Politics