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Targeted Training for America's Less Skilled Workers

Thursday, March 1, 2012

In January, U.S. unemployment dropped to 8.5 percent, its lowest rate in nearly two years. Payroll employment increased by 200,000 jobs at the end of 2011 and by an average of 137,000 jobs from October to December, according to The Hamilton Project of the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based public policy firm.


Recent research by The Hamilton Project—which seeks to advance America’s promise of opportunity, prosperity, and growth—shows that many American workers face

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