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Report: Workforce ‘on-ramp’ programs slow to grow reach

January 29, 2019


According to the report, 32 million adults lack jobs or the skills and resources needed to find gainful employment. Yet while on-ramp programs have high job placement rates, they reach less than 1% of those adults. With around 65 programs in all, the still-nascent industry — whose job placement focus puts it in competition with community colleges — reaches only about 100,000 people around the U.S.

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