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Oregon Colleges Could Be Falling Short

The Secretary of State's Office looked at whether Oregon’s community colleges are adequately preparing students for the future.  The audit found that our job training is falling short in some industries.  Secretary of state Kate Brown:  “Well, we found middle skill workers is projected to fall short over the next ten years.  Middle skills jobs are bookkeepers; computer support, truck drivers and these jobs are an important part of the economy. They make up a third of the jobs across Oregon.” In contrast, the audit found there is an oversupply of insurance agents,  health care support workers and massage therapists.

 

 

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