Workforce Development and Skills Training Reports
Along with producing well-rounded students, we believe education serves a role in workforce development. Having the necessary skills to compete in today’s high tech culture not only allows the student a better opportunity to fulfill him- or herself professionally, but contributes to our society and our region as a whole.
Please find below links to scholarly and government reports and studies.
The newest reports are placed at the top as we find them, with items growing less recent as you scroll down the archive.
- Upgrading Illinois’ Workforce: The Case for Investing in High Quality Education – major, data-rich report published by America’s Edge with the support of The Kellogg Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and others
- Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century – report sponsored by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, published by National Academies Press
- After-School Programs for High School Students: An Evaluation of After School Matters – major study of after school program as an alternative means toward workforce development by B. Hirsch, L. Hedges, J. Stawicki, & M. Mekinda and supported by the Wallace Foundation
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