News - - Workforce development means different things to different people — which is why the term carries emotional and political weight across Wisconsin, from its small towns to its major cities.

It also explains why policymakers must aspire to devise a balanced approach to meeting Wisconsin’s diverse workforce needs.

If you live in a city where a significant percentage of young adults don’t even graduate from high school, workforce development is about survival: Avoiding a lifetime of low-wage jobs and living on the edge.

If home is rural Wisconsin and some of your best and brightest young people believe they must move away for brighter futures, it means something else: Stopping the “brain drain” and saving your community...

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- - Volume: 2 - WEEK: 34 Date: 8/19/2014 1:02:37 PM -