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Prosperity Watch: Low-income students and the future of North Carolina economic competitiveness
Posted By Allan Freyer On October 30, 2013 @ 12:05 pm In NC Budget and Tax Center | Comments Disabled
As North Carolina continues to recover from the Great Recession, growing more good-paying jobs in the state will require a skilled and educated workforce. As BTC analyst Cedric Johnson writes in the latest issue of Prosperity Watch , an increasing number of jobs are expected to require some level of postsecondary training, and meeting this workforce demand means that a growing number of the state’s public school students must exit the state’s education pipeline prepared to compete in a 21st century economy. And nowhere is this more important than among North Carolina’s lowest income public school students, a growing population that typically needs additional instructional supports to finish high school and enter the workforce fully prepared. See the latest Prosperity Watch for details.
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URLs in this post:
 latest issue of Prosperity Watch: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/prosperity-watch-issue-30-no-5-increase-low-income-public-school-students-creates
 Prosperity Watch: Income inequality continues to soar in North Carolina : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/02/26/prosperity-watch-income-inequality-continues-to-soar-in-north-carolina/
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