Category: News

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Dec2017
The Opportunity Austin 4.0 platform intends to address some of these barriers by focusing on existing businesses, which are the source of 80 percent of new jobs, and strengthening the Austin workforce through college and career placement programs, which will, in turn, help support expanding companies. Read More

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Dec2017
Just before the previous Continuing Resolution (CR) for FY 2018 funding would have expired on December 8, Congress cleared a two-week extension of government funding. Funds will continue to flow at current levels until December 22 in order to allow more time for an agreement on FY 2018 funding levels ... Read More

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Dec2017
The U.S. Labor Department is out with its biennial projections of the fastest-growing occupations over the next 10 years, and even though the U.S. economy is recovering nicely, it’s of more than an academic interest. Read More

04

Dec2017
On Friday, the Republican members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee announced their long-awaited proposal to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA). Read More

02

Dec2017
Brownwood Regional Medical Center (BRMC) was named Large Employer of the Year at the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 21st Annual Texas Workforce Conference held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 in Dallas. Read More

02

Dec2017
Arrow Ford of Abilene was named Small Employer of the Year at the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 21st Annual Texas Workforce Conference held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 in Dallas. Read More

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Nov2017
Since 2008, when the Great Recession led to major funding cuts to education across the country, Texas has lagged behind most states in restoring those dollars, according to a new study. Read More

30

Nov2017
The regional economy brushed off most of Hurricane Harvey’s impact and sustained a healthy pace of expansion over the past six weeks, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Read More

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Nov2017
"The future of the Texas economy is defined by the future of the Texas workforce. Meeting this challenge is imperative." Read More

22

Nov2017
There's a mountain of research that shows getting kids into quality pre-K gives them a leg up throughout their school lives. But, stunningly, some people are still not convinced. Read More

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