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Career and college readiness at MPS

April 26, 2014
By Klint Willert - Marshall School superintendent , Marshall Independent

A recent study published by the Center on Education and the Workforce by Georgetown University revealed that by 2018, 70% of jobs in Minnesota will require postsecondary education. This alarming number is seven percentage points above the national average of 63%. In comparison to all other states, Minnesota ranks 3rd in postsecondary education need for 2018. The growing need for an educated and skilled workforce has challenged local school districts to consider options and alternatives to provide students with a head start on post- secondary coursework as well as a jumpstart on the necessary skills for success in the world.



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