Workforce Insights from San Antonio

Sunday, July 22, 2007

The leading workforce development professional in San Antonio is moving to Austin. In his departure speech, he made some interesting points about the challenges facing San Antonio. His comments, however, apply more broadly to most regions. Here is an exceprt from the article:

"Parents, high school principals and counselors...point all students toward obtaining four-year degrees.

"'But most high graduates do not go to college. Of those who do, better than 50 percent don't get degrees,' Miller said. Meanwhile, seats in certificate and associate degree programs go unfilled, leaving employers with small pools of workers to chose from."

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posted by Ed Morrison |

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