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Fostering Tech Talent in Schools
According to the Association for Computing Machinery, there are likely to be 150,000 computing jobs opening up each year through 2020. Despite this apparent demand for technical talent, fewer than 40,000 American students received bachelor’s degrees in computer science during 2010. Read more...
New Mobile Technology Solutions Offer Expanded Options for Citizen Engagement
Code for America, a non-profit that works to help governments work better for everyone through the power of the web, has launched Textizen. This new mobile tool allows community leaders to solicit input through the use of posters that ask citizens to respond to a variety of urban planning-related questions specific to their city, and residents can text their responses to be included in surveys. Read more...
GE Partnership to Train U.S. Veterans for Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing
GE joined with business, digital, academic, and not-for-profit partners to launch a new coalition that aims to train military veterans for jobs in advanced manufacturing, bolster the talent pipeline and enhance American competitiveness. The goal is to train and match 100,000 Veterans by 2015. Read more...
2013 State Business Tax Climate Index
The Tax Foundation’s 2013 edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. Read more...