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Making computer science a credit that counts

April 18th, 2012

Our recent skills gap report, Great Jobs Within Our Reach, took an in-depth look at the gap between the skills that workers in Washington have and the skills needed to fill a growing number of jobs in our state.  There are currently 25,000 jobs that have been open for more than three months because employers can’t find qualified candidates.  Washington has a leaky… Read more

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