Workforce Development Networks in Rural Areas

Workforce Development Networks in Rural Areas

Building the High Road

Gary Paul Green

Rural areas face numerous challenges in building a high-wage, high-skilled workforce. In response to these obstacles, many regions have established workforce development networks that provide stronger linkages between employers, schools, training institutions and community-based organizations. Gary Paul Green examines in this book how these networks are organized, why employers and training institutions participate in them and whether they are effective.

Chapter 4: Community Colleges in Rural America: New Roles and Challenges

Gary Paul Green

Subjects: social policy and sociology, labour policy, sociology and sociological theory, urban and regional studies, regional studies

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