Opinion: Priming the workforce pipeline — The importance of career & technical education

| November 18, 2015

By Mike Huckins and Jennifer Mellor • Guest Opinion • Arizona Capitol Times

As a strong school system and an educated workforce continue to be hot topics, jobs are being left on the table as companies continue to struggle to identify a qualified workforce.

So we applaud Gov. Doug Ducey’s leadership and the Arizona Legislature’s bipartisan support to settle the K-12 inflation funding lawsuit. While the settlement doesn’t solve our state’s long-term or short-term funding needs, it is a step in the right direction for Arizona schoolchildren who represent the future pipeline of college-going and career-ready graduates who are critical to businesses and our overall economy.

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