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March 29th, 2018

From NJ.com: There’s a massive shortage of workers in N.J. These groups have a plan to fix it

By Bill Gallo There are employers across the state with 40,000 job openings and no qualified applicants to hire. In a program that’s a first in New Jersey, there’s a [ Read More: From NJ.com: There’s a massive shortage of workers in N.J. These groups have a plan to fix it ]

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March 21st, 2018

From NJSpotlight: Giving state’s vo-techs the space – and seats – to accommodate more students

By John Reitmeyer Proposed bond issue would help vocational-technical schools deliver what New Jersey manufacturers need most, skilled workers that will help them flourish The number of high school students [ Read More: From NJSpotlight: Giving state’s vo-techs the space – and seats – to accommodate more students ]

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January 31st, 2018

NJBIA Report: Affordability, Skills Training Keys to Stopping Millennial Outmigration

A new report from the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Post-secondary Education Task Force says that improved career and technical education opportunities are a key element for economic expansion [ Read More: NJBIA Report: Affordability, Skills Training Keys to Stopping Millennial Outmigration ]

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October 19th, 2017

From NJ Spotlight: New Bond issue edges closer as vo-techs make case for urgent state funding

Garden State’s vocational high schools appeal for more money to help them keep pace with the rising demand for technical training New Jersey voters will decide in a few weeks [ Read More: From NJ Spotlight: New Bond issue edges closer as vo-techs make case for urgent state funding ]

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September 5th, 2017

Star Ledger op ed from Senate President Sweeney: Vo-Tech Schools are key to state’s manufacturing future

From the Star Ledger and nj.com By Steve Sweeney New Jersey’s county vocational-technical schools are among the best in the country and are critical to our state’s economic future in [ Read More: Star Ledger op ed from Senate President Sweeney: Vo-Tech Schools are key to state’s manufacturing future ]

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August 15th, 2017

Senate President proposes major bond act to expand county vocational-technical schools

News release from the Senate Democratic Office: Senate President announces creation of Legislative Manufacturing Caucus, as businesses cite need for vo-tech aid to address shortage of middle-skilled workers TRENTON – [ Read More: Senate President proposes major bond act to expand county vocational-technical schools ]

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