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The White House: Thinking Outside the Box to Prepare Americans for Information Technology Jobs

By Lynn Overmann and Marc Aidinoff

Date Published: 7/23/2014

The Department of Labor projects that there will be 1.4 million new information technology jobs by 2020, and there simply may not be enough adequate training programs to prepare Americans for these jobs.

Traditional workforce training programs are stepping up—expanding their IT programs and working with industry to develop curricula that better prepare Americans for today’s jobs. As part of his review of America’s training programs, the Vice President has highlighted innovative new examples of those programs in his report to the President.

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