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The Courier-Journal, Increase urgency on growing skilled workforce

By Mary Gwen Wheeler and Michael Gritton

Date Published: 12/7/2015

What does a vital, dynamic, healthy economy look like?

On the surface, it might look like grand opening ceremonies, expansion announcements, new products and innovative ideas. But at a foundational level, a healthy economy also should be made up of successful families. An economy isn’t really “working” if it’s not creating jobs that pay for adequate housing, a full pantry, school supplies and new soccer shoes.

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