April 2018

Sputtering Debate Over NC Internet Access May Have New Urgency

Broadband will be a hot topic at this year’s General Assembly session, with many touting high-speed Internet access as the key to economic development for North Carolina’s small towns and rural regions. “Leaping the Digital Divide,” a 39-page report by the NC League of Municipalities, highlights technology disparities...

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Schools Seek Parity in Workforce Training Courses

Among the jobs today’s employers are struggling hardest to fill are those that require a certificate instead of a college degree. But North Carolina’s formula funds academic coursework more generously than industrial workforce development classes. While full parity would cost an additional $16 million, the...

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