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My Little Global School – NYTimes.com


“Many assume that poverty in America is pulling down the overall U.S. scores,” the report said, “but when you divide each nation into socioeconomic quarters, you can see that even America’s middle-class students are falling behind not only students of comparable advantage, but also more disadvantaged students in several other countries.”

via My Little Global School – NYTimes.com.

Education is and will continue to be critical for competing in the global market place.  As economic developers, we really need to begin to understand that we are not just competing for economic projects with other cities in our state or our country but internationally.  Therefore, metros need to have a skilled and educated workforce in order to compete on the global stage.

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Economic developer and hobbyist photographer. My passions are family, skiing, hiking, Newfs, travelling and exploring the Great Northwest.

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