Category: News

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Mar2018
"policymakers should prioritize issues that can directly and positively impact private-sector growth and economic competitiveness, such as workforce development, education, transportation and property-tax relief.” Read More

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Mar2018
In this report to the Texas House of Representatives, the House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness, created in the fall by Speaker Joe Straus, bemoaned deficiencies in Texas' workforce training, infrastructure and funding of public schools and state colleges and universities. Read More

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Mar2018
The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and National League of Cities (NLC) recently sent a letter to Congress objecting to language related to local area designation under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in President Trump’s FY 2019 budget proposal. The language would ... Read More

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Mar2018
Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in January and remains below the U.S. unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. Read More

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Mar2018
ACTE has updated its Sector Sheet on CTE’s role in developing the workforce in hospitality and tourism with the latest on job demand, talent shortages and exemplary CTE programs. Read More

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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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