An updated collaborative report between lawmakers, business people, educators and others shows Indiana may struggle to fill middle-skills positions in coming years.
The Indiana Skills2Compete Coalition released the findings today and offers solutions to make sure there’s no shortage of electricians, welders, nurses and truck drivers. Among the solutions are:
- Increasing access to financial aid for part-time students.
- Maximize on-the-job training.
- Continue to shift certain basic skills training and related education to community-based agencies.
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