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Minnesota's FastTRAC working to address skills gap

A recent McClatchy Washington Bureau article highlights the successful FastTRAC program in Minnesota. With an 88 percent completion rate, FastTRAC provides both occupational training and remedial coursework in the at the same time, helping students move into the workforce prepared with the right skills for the job.

As reported in the story, Governor Dayton's Workforce Council has recommended expanding FastTRAC to every state community and technical college. With the Governor in agreement, this proposal now moves to the State Legislature.

posted by Sandy Connolly • 2/7/2012 at 2:12 PM


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