Archive: February, 2018

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Feb2018
The latest news, success stories and informational resources in the world of workforce. Read More

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Feb2018
Only one-third of more than 32,000 postsecondary students surveyed by Gallup and Strada Education NetworkSM are confident that they will graduate with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the job market (34 percent) or in the workplace (36 percent). Only slightly more than half believe their college major ... Read More

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Feb2018
Headlines and Twitter dialogue sometimes make it seem hopeless, but I'm seeing rays of bipartisan sunshine on a big, looming challenge for our nation: changing our approach to higher education to improve our workers' skills. Read More

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Feb2018
A panel of state lawmakers is set to reconsider the complicated way Texas funds its public colleges and universities on Wednesday after an attempt to overhaul the system failed last year. Read More

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Feb2018
It is being widely reported that one of the Secretary’s many proposed changes is to merge the current Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education with the Office of Postsecondary Education in a new “Office of Postsecondary and Lifelong Learning.” Read More

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Feb2018
The Texas Public Policy Foundation is launching the Texas Prosperity Promise, designed to ensure Texas remains the beacon of liberty, prosperity, and innovation for America—and for the world. Read More

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Feb2018
With the seventh round of negotiations between the United States, Canada and Mexico to update the North American Free Trade Agreement quickly approaching, it’s critical to keep in mind how NAFTA helps businesses, workers, farmers and ranchers, like myself, throughout Texas and across the United States each and every day.... Read More

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Feb2018
While there is much discussion on the merits of such incentives and other elements of the plan, the portion of most interest to the CTE community is the workforce development component. Unfortunately, no funding was designated for this portion of the plan. Read More

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Feb2018
Stakeholders participating included TAWB Board members Jon Gustafson (Tarrant), Tamara Atkinson (Capital Area), George Hempe (Alamo) and TAWB ED Greg Vaughn. Read More

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Feb2018
The W.O. Lawton Business Leadership Award honors businesses or business organizations that commit time, money, and leadership to make their community’s workforce and economy more vibrant and go above and beyond to be a full partner in their local Workforce Development Board’s endeavors. Read More

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