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May 30, 2013

Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked to Work Success

Students' exposure to so-called 21st-century skills in school correlates positively with perceived quality of work later in life, according to a new study by Gallup Inc

May 02, 2013

What Your Students Will Need to Get a Job at Amazon

This Wall Street Journal interview with a recruiting director for Amazon.com has some K-12 pertinence (in a trickle-down kind of way).

June 22, 2012

When Poor Grammar Goes to Work

Something for you English teachers out there: Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger has an interesting piece on the downfall of decent grammar in the work place—a consequence, observers say, of the prevalence of informal communication conventions today.

February 21, 2012

Are Schools Missing Career-Readiness Opportunities?

There was an interesting article in the Washington Post this weekend about how manufacturers in Michigan are having a hard time finding skilled workers to fill a now-burgeoning number of good factory jobs. The problem is that many of the state's older laid-off workers do not have the technical skill...

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