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Governing: State And Local Government News And Analysis

Governing provides nonpartisan news, insight and analysis about state and local government.

Posted: Thursday Oct 29, 2020

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STEM Job Totals for Metro Areas

Posted: (1 months ago) Jobs Requiring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Skills. A Brookings study examines the importance of STEM skills, finding 26 million U.S. jobs required a high degree of knowledge ...

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Are STEM Graduates Really Having Trouble Finding Jobs?

Posted: (4 days ago) Policymakers have focused much attention in recent years on increasing the number of workers with training in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. ... STEM jobs account for ...

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Is It Worth Spending $111,000 to Create One Job?

Posted: (1 months ago) Under only one of the four methodologies did life-science job growth exceed that level. Averaging the four methodologies yields a 6.9 percent growth in life-science jobs. So, thus far at least, an ...

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The States That Added the Most Jobs Last Year

Posted: (1 days ago) The States That Added the Most Jobs Last Year The South and the West continued to outpace the rest of the country as overall job growth slowed in 2017.

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Is Indianapolis Becoming the Silicon Valley of the Midwest?

Posted: (1 days ago) The think tank analyzed jobs data for the digital services sector between 2010 and 2015. It found that the share of national tech jobs either declined or remained unchanged in 86 of the 100 ...

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Obscure, Yet Powerful, Jobs in State and Local Government

Posted: (2 days ago) Obscure, Yet Powerful, Jobs in State and Local Government The most powerful political offices can sometimes come from surprising and seemingly insignificant places.

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How Many Jobs Can Governors Take Credit for Creating?

Posted: (1 months ago) Governors claim credit for positive jobs reports and get blamed when the numbers aren’t so good. But in reality, myriad factors affecting job growth are beyond their control. ... a science and ...

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Black Voters Could Tip the Election Scales in 2020

Posted: (10 days ago) Black Voters Could Tip the Election Scales in 2020 In 2016, several states like Pennsylvania saw historically low Black voter turnout, but this year officials expect the results to be different.

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Most Schools Don’t Teach Computer Science

Posted: (7 days ago) It should, especially given that there will be about 1 million more U.S. jobs in the tech sector in the next decade than computer science graduates to fill them, according to, a nonprofit ...

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A Breakdown of Education Funding, Sources and Spending in ...

Posted: (1 days ago) Amesh Adalja, a senior health scholar at the Johns Hopkins University, talks about improving treatments, preventing infections and understanding science as coronavirus case numbers rise and winter ...

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