Archive: July, 2017

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Jul2017
The latest news, success stories and informational resources in the world of workforce. Read More

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Jul2017
"the most important thing that we can do to deal with wage stagnation is to prepare people for the highly-skilled, in-demand jobs of the future." Read More

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Jul2017
The Texas economy expanded in June for the 12th consecutive month with the addition of 40,200 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Read More

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Jul2017
The bill proposes to maintain funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant at $1.118 billion and CTE National Programs at $7.4 million. Read More

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Jul2017
U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Rob Portman (R-OH), both co-chairs of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced the Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills (BUILDS) Act to ensure that workers are prepared ... Read More

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Jul2017
Today, Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05), along with Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03) hosted a bipartisan panel discussion with business leaders, advocates, and youth on the return on investment in hiring opportunity youth, barriers to hiring opportunity youth, and employer-led solutions to youth unemployment. Read More

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Jul2017
Last week, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 education funding bill. The bill proposes level funding for the Perkins Basic State Grant at $1.118 billion. Despite calls by the Trump Administration to cut the state grant program by 15 ... Read More

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Jul2017
Mounting evidence suggests that the nation’s K–12 schooling is falling short in preparing new generations for the ever-changing demands of the 21st century workplace. Read More

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Jul2017
IBM is upping the ante in its fight against Texas' so-called "bathroom bill," dispatching top executives to Austin and waging an ad war against what it calls the "discriminatory legislation." Read More

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Jul2017
Texas shrimp will be harder to find and cost more because of an ignorant immigration decision designed to appease conservative voters misinformed about our economy's reliance on foreign labor. Read More

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