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Biden Touts Apprenticeship, National Standard for Earning Academic Credit Through Skilled Trades

Biden Touts Apprenticeship, National Standard for Earning Academic Credit Through Skilled Trades
Speaking at the American Association of Community Colleges convention, Vice President Joe Biden announced a national program that would allow participants in apprenticeship programs to receive academic credit for their experience.
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New Report: Investment in Education Strongly Linked to Higher Wages and Productivity

New Report: Investment in Education Strongly Linked to Higher Wages and Productivity
The best way for Pennsylvania to grow its economy is by investing in a well-educated workforce, according to a new study from the Economic Analysis and Research Network. The new report finds a strong link between the educational attainment of a state's workforce and both productivity and workers' pay. Expanding access to high-quality education will create more economic opportunity for Pennsylvania residents and do more to strengthen the state's overall economy than anything else.
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