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Document Number: 7251

Arkansas Department of Education Business Leader Research on Preparedness of High School Seniors for Entering the Workforce - In May of 2006, two focus groups were conducted for the Arkansas Department of Education. This research was meant to explore the needs of Arkansas business leaders with regards to hiring Arkansas high school graduates. Some of the themes explored in the research were: skills perceived to be lacking in the graduates, strong suits of recent high school graduates, current workforce needs and overall perceptions of recent high school graduates. (Arkansas Department of Education, May 2006) ...

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