Jobs for the New Economy

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One of the biggest hurdles for ex-convicts re-entering society is finding a job. Marcella Gale teaches ex-convicts and other adult learners in a program that offers industry-specific technical training that’s in high demand. And: The research shows that segregated schools are unequal schools, and yet segregation is still a reality in America.The research shows that segregated schools are unequal schools, and yet segregation is still a reality in America. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley argues that integrating schools is possible, but only if education leaders gets help from the community to change everything from transportation and housing systems to employment. Later in the show: For every ten students who go to community college for an associate’s degree, only one graduates in three years. Stan Jones, president of Complete Colleges America says it’s time to overhaul the community college system. Math professor Randy Cone says that his students are less math-literate today than they were fifteen years ago. He’s looking at new ways to bring students up to speed for college level math.

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