Archive: July, 2015

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Jul2015
Fewer than half of high school students across the country feel they’re ready for college and careers, even though these remain top goals for students, according to a survey released Thursday. Read More  

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Jul2015
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Ruth Ruggero Hughs of Austin to the Texas Workforce Commission for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. Read More  

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Jul2015
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) has introduced the JOBS Act of 2015, new legislation that would make it easier for working adults and other low-income students to get Pell Grants for short-term training programs. Read More  

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Jul2015
Darlene Miller, executive director of the National Council for Workforce Education, spoke with NSC about strategies for providing the link between policy and workforce education and economic development. Read More  

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Jul2015
A program to be announced Tuesday, known as Reverse Transfer, will attempt to encourage students who have earned enough college credit for an associate degree to get their degrees — and maybe convince them to continue their schooling. Read More  

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Jul2015
With an eye on keeping up with demographic changes and competing with other states and countries, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board adopted a new overarching goal Thursday: Get 60 percent of Texans between 25 and 34 a postsecondary degree or certificate by 2030. Read More  

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Jul2015
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) invites Waco-area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers to the Texas Business Conference employment law update on Friday, August 7, at the Waco Convention Center. Read More  

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Jul2015
Read how Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas assisted Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas meet a dramatic increase in demand for patient care services. Read More  

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Jul2015
As the southeast Dallas workforce grows, so grow the chances for economic development in the entire city — and throughout North Texas. Read More  

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Jul2015
Texas marked its third straight month of seasonally adjusted job growth with the addition of 16,700 nonagricultural jobs in June. Read More  

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