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Make School: Increasing the pipeline of diverse tech talent

The reputation of the traditional college education has taken a hit lately with mounting student debt and growing unemployment or underemployment for college graduates. There...

Weekly Changemaker: Reshma Saujani

Computing is where the jobs are and where they will be in the future, but fewer than 1 in 5 computer science graduates are...

Demand for STEM-skilled workers continues to grow

By one measure, in the near future, 80 percent of all professions will require some knowledge of science, technology, engineering, or math. This doesn't...

Ravi Kumar on computer science education in K-12 schools

"Only 30 percent of schools in the U.S. have computer science as a foundational course, and we think it should be 100%," Ravi Kumar,...

Building American Dream Factories, one city at a time

There are many paths to innovation. Penicillin was discovered by accident. The cell phone reportedly was inspired by the communicators in the original Star...
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No experience required: Building a new digital workforce

Breaking into the tech sector can be an intimidating process for job applicants. They must consider whether they have the skills, programming knowledge and,...

IBM’s P-Tech program integrates high school and college coursework

The Shaping the Future Workforce series looks at innovative business solutions for developing skilled workers for 21st-century jobs. IBM is one of the biggest companies...

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris says skills gap is a global...

WorkingNation consultant and workforce reporter Ramona Schindelheim is the featured writer for October. Schindelheim interviewed CEOs from four of America’s leading companies to get...

White House announces $200M grant to boost computer skills training

In an effort to close a widening skills gap, the White House announced a U.S. Department of Education grant for public schools to bolster...