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Study: Local area prepares next generation for success

September 1, 2013

A recent study by the Keystone Research Center shows that not only does Pennsylvania have more upward economic mobility than other parts of the country, but that the local residents have more of a......

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eriklatranyi

Sep-01-13 10:27 AM

While Democrats keep talking about education leads to jobs in order to launder money through the educational system, reality sets in.

Pennsylvania youth flee the state because there are no jobs here.

At least that was the reality until the gas industry arrived and created tens of thousands of high-paying careers in the Keystone State.

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z3r0c00l

Sep-01-13 9:24 AM

Where can I find Williamsport's economic development strategy?

Economy – Are we creating high-value jobs for workers at all skill levels in sectors that will further diversify greater Williamsport economy? What is the plan for business retention and expansion, marketing and business attraction, and small business and entrepreneurial development?

Talent: How are we preparing students effectively for college & careers while providing regional employers with the talent they need to grow and succeed? What is being done to develop our "human capital"?

Place – what are we doing to ensure that Williamsport's quality of life attracts top talent and that its infrastructure supports economic development goals?

What key industries are we targeting for future economic development? What goals do we have and how are we measuring?

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Capricorn1

Sep-01-13 6:25 AM

I believe this "article" should have been placed in the editorial section and not the local news.

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