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Document Number: 5979

Building Skills, Increasing Economic Vitality: A Handbook of Innovative State Policies - Globalization means that economies have to compete through innovation and quality instead of cost, requiring states to become inventive in the way they train workers. The states are well positioned to serve as laboratories of innovation in meeting this challenge. This report identifies innovative state policies, drivers of change and challenges to innovation. Additionally, the appendix describes five case studies of states where approaches stand out as exemplary in their scope and innovation. (Radha Roy Biswas, Jack Mills and Heath Prince, Jobs For the Future, January 2005)...


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