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2015 January 6 - 12:00 am

Report Lays Out Steps State Can Take To Improve Job Readiness

A series of 13 meetings with industry representatives around the state began in April, after Deal in January charged economic development and higher education leaders with the job. State officials said more than 80 companies participated, including some of the state’s Fortune 100 giants like Home Depot and Delta Air Lines.
Politics and Policy
2014 August 20 - 12:00 am

‘Go Back Move Ahead’ Campaign Aims To Assist Those Near a Degree

(AP) — Georgia education officials launched a new campaign encouraging adults who started but never earned a college degree to finish. Those people are essential to meeting the state’s ambitious goals for more residents with post-high school education and to the state’s economy long term.
Around the Nation
2014 July 22 - 12:00 am

Colleges and Universities Called Upon To Help Solve Shortage of Qualified Workers

ATLANTA (AP) — Representatives for the film and television industry told state officials that they regularly struggle to find crew members in Georgia and have to hire staff from other states, a threat to the tax incentives that have caused a boom in filming in the state during the last few years.

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

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