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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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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days ago.@WellsFargo recently awarded $2.5 million to housing innovators such as @ForterraNW through the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge. Forterra will prototype modular cross laminated timber for affordable housing in WA. Learn more: https://t.co/yDpTR96nzn https://t.co/xKaRGDLo5X
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @amazon: We've joined up with TurboVote to provide a place where you can find out more about voter registration, voting by mail, confirm…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @AvistaUtilities: During colder months, home heating can account for 40% to 60% of our monthly energy bills. Water heating can account f…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @kpwashington: It’s almost time for celebrations and family traditions, but let’s consider three important questions when making holiday…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @SeattleFdn: Launched in '16, the Voter Education Fund was born from a partnership between @kcelections & @SeattleFdn to improve voter a…