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How House Bill 5 Affects the Workforce Skills Gap

House Bill 5 changed everything for the workforce skills gap.

On June 10, 2013, the bill was signed into law, lowering the number of required end-of-course exams that high schoolers in Texas must pass to graduate from 15 down to five.

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Midlothian Teams Up With Local Businesses and Schools to Spur Workforce Development

What is one thing that every community and every company have in common?

People.

Industrious men and women are what drive our world forward. Which is why workforce development issues are a perennial hot topic across every industry. 

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MED’s Tech Ed Spotlight: Electronics Engineering Technologist

The beginning of 2019 saw manufacturing post its biggest annual job gains in 20 years, yet the industry still faces many challenges.

While the “skills gap” remains a hot topic that spurs much debate, some core truths continue to shape the many industries propelling our future forward.

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5 North Texas Colleges With Scholarship Programs to Help Fuel DFW's Manufacturing Talent

Whether a student is considering upgrading their skills or just starting out on a new career path, higher education is a great avenue to prepare for a high-paying job in the vibrant Texas economy.

Home to 13 million workers — the nation’s second largest workforce — one of the state’s top priorities is to make sure this workforce is well trained.

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