Jobs with a future

Monday, April 09, 2007

Relatively few jobs require a four year degree, but now any job with a future requires training past high school.

Here's an article you can pass along to the editorial writers in your local paper. Read more.

If yoou want a good background book on this subject, read Teaching the New Basic Skills. Written a number of years ago, it still stands as a major contribution to understanding how the educational landscape has shifted. No excuses: you can buy it used at Amazon for less than a buck.

We have a long way to go. This article is from Pittsburgh, but it could have been written about any region in our country, slow growth or fast. It underscores the lack of skills among a large portion of our young people.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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