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Corporate Voices for Working Families (CVWF) report just released:

Assessing the employers’ perspectives on skills young people need for the 21st century!


Corporate Voices for Working Families (CVWF), just released a report analyzing what skills employers believe young people need to succeed in today’s workforce.

Seventy percent of survey participants cite deficiencies among incoming high school graduates in “applied” skills, such as professionalism and work ethic. Additionally, seventy-two percent of incoming high school graduates are viewed as deficient in basic English writing skills, including grammar and spelling.

You will need to register on their site to download the report.

http://www.cvworkingfamilies.org/DownloadRequest.cfm?DocumentLoc=../downloads/FINAL_PDF_9_29_06.pdf&DocumentName=FINAL_PDF_9_29_06.pdf

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