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Change the World in Four Tech Skills: How Tech Integration In Schools Can Change The Social Structure of Our Cityby Karen Shapiro
Last month in a Facebook post, Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges praised MSP TechHire, a local organization whose mission is “to close the workforce skills gap in the high tech economy by building a path for diverse workers to access training, support and tech jobs across the Greater Minneapolis Region.” In MSP TechHire’s first year, more than 200 trainees have landed tech sector jobs with annual salaries averaging over $48,000.
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Careers in the STEM fields continue to be some of the highest-paying and fastest growing in the nation. Encouraging our kids, especially girls and students of color, to excel in math and science is the first step in ensuring America's innovation and competitiveness in an increasingly high-tech economy.Drew Palmer
I care about public schools in Minnesota because I believe a good education is key for the personal success of our children and the economic vitality of our state.Sarah Morris
We all contribute to a child's education, directly and indirectly. Directly, we must support responsible public policy. Indirectly, we must promote a responsible educational culture. In both cases, we need all hands on deck.Ben Davis