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February 13, 2012 15:02 by Michael Ferraro

Some recent reports and website highlighting work around the public workforce system.

Closing the Gap; 2012 skills survey of North Carolina employers: Summary and findings:
http://www.agreatworkforce.com/documents/2012SkillsSurveyWDBFinal.pdf

Philadelphia’s workforce development challenge: serving employers, helping job seekers and fixing the system:
http://www.pewtrusts.org/our_work_report_detail.aspx?id=85899368909

Urban Institute: Assess metropolitan areas economic development and other activities with this interactive tool by the
 http://www.metrotrends.org/about.cfm

A Government accounting office (GAO) assessment on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs administered by the federal government:
http://gao.gov/products/GAO-12-108

A report on online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges (and Virginia report too):
http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/Publication.asp?UID=872


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