Our nation is facing a widening skills gap — one that has been exacerbated by the disruptive economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic — creating an environment in which too many job seekers are not equipped with the skills to succeed in a rapidly diversifying and evolving global economy. In the past, a high school diploma was enough to build a pathway to the American Dream. Unfortunately, this is simply no longer the case.
Baltimore County making free community college a reality
May 25, 2023