Discussion: There's a labor shortage, but are there jobs for people who only hold a h.s. diploma or equivalency certificate?

Colleagues,

The Executive Director of a Boston-based college and career readiness organization that serves high school students through the use of a blended learning approach, Gary Kaplan, has a blog entitled "Labor Shortage Continues. 99% of Jobs Go to College Graduates." In it he documents that in some parts of the country employers are not hiring people who only have high school diplomas. 

Discussion: High School Equivalency Exams and Professional Development

Colleagues who are interested in new 2014 high school equivalency exams:

1. A recent Workfore3One webinar, with its slide presentations, is now archived at:

http://www.workforce3one.org/view/5001311548292097035/info

Its focus is on the ETS HiSET(tm) and CTB/McGraw-Hill TASC(tm) exams.

To access the webinar you may first need to register at Workfoirce3One.

Discussion: Is the Adult Education and Literacy System in the U.S. Prepared to Unlock the Door to Economic Opportunity?

CCR Standards Colleagues,

I have published a new Adult Literacy Education blog article entitled, "Is the Adult Education and Literacy System in the U.S. Prepared to Unlock the Door to Economic Opportunity?" in which I argue that it is not. I would be interested to have your reactions, either here or as comments on the blog itself, which you will find at http://davidjrosen.wordpress.com

David J. Rosen
djrosen123@gmail.com

 

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