For some time, Ohio has needed more workers who have skills for in-demand jobs. In the wake of COVID-19, it is evident that Ohio needs that and more.
More than filling available jobs today, employees must have the problem-solving and critical-thinking skills required for dealing with emergent challenges, most of which we don’t even understand yet. Policy makers and education and business leaders have to be even more committed to ensuring that more Ohioans earn a college degree or credential. No one is going to be prepared to successfully advance in a career or in life over the next 50 years with just a high school education.
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