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Over the past decade, there has been a stunning increase in the number and variety of credentials available in this country—college degrees, educational certificates, industry credentials, licensures, and most recently micro-credentials, such as digital badges.
There are two skills gaps currently plaguing our country.
Yet another graduation season has come and gone. Commencement speakers have dispensed pearls of wisdom, celebrated graduates’ accomplishments, and addressed their aspirations about living the American dream.
For prospective college students, selecting the right program at the right school that will deliver the results they seek—including where they will work—requires greater transparency and more information.
Virginia is a great place for new businesses to put down roots and existing ones to expand their footprint. From the favorable economic and regulatory environment to the sheer number of skilled workers in the state, Virginia is leading the nation as a best-in-class business climate.