Weekly News Rundown — An X Prize For Solving The Skills Gap Puzzle?

June 11, 2014

Skills gap remedies

One trend we’ve remarked on before is efforts to tackle the skills gap at the state level. This week the National Skills Coalition has a digest of 15 states that have already enacted legislation on this subject. Many states created programs to align education with workforce needs, while others created workforce training and support services for the unemployed. You can also view the slides from a June 5 webinar rounding up state workforce policies.