IAJVS 2012 Annual Conference. April 23, 2012 Houston, TX. Our Vision. We seek an America that grows its economy by investing in its people, so that every worker and every industry has the skills to compete and prosper. Our Mission.
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April 23, 2012
We seek an America that grows its economy by investing in its people, so that every worker and every industry
has the skills to compete and prosper.
The message about a skills gap resonates—lots of policymakers are adopting this language
“I am no fan of the federal government being involved in education. And I use the word education, because I don’t like the word training when it comes to human beings. You train animals….you educate people. If I had my way, there wouldn’t be any federal job training programs.”
–Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
Everything leads to December:
All of the debate around investing in skills—including WIA reauthorization—are stepping stones on a path toward the decisions that must be made in December
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