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Rice’s D2K Lab Offers Companies Free Data Science Assistance

Businesses and organizations in the Houston region looking to better understand their data to help make smarter decisions have a resource at Rice University.  Rice’s Center for Transforming Data to…

Texas Community Colleges Step Up for State's Recovery

TRUE Seeks to Accelerate Skills Training and Upskilling Needed by Employers The COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn have dealt an undeniable blow to greater Houston’s workforce. As 2020 came to a…

Post-Secondary Skills and Education Are Essential for Texans and for Texas

A changing economy and forces like increased automation technologies – compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic – have necessitated the need for higher education officials in Texas to strengthen the state…

Americans Agree: We Need to Help Each Other

"The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people at risk, and we need to help each other." This is according to results from a new survey developed by Gallup in partnership with Carnegie Corporation of…

Rebooting Community Colleges to Get Americans Back to Work

In the early 1980s, roughly two thirds of American jobs were open to individuals with only a high school diploma; by 2019, two thirds of American jobs require more education beyond high school,…

Experiences, Engagement Key to Career Exploration

Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, Texas students entering ninth grade could choose to complete the academic and course requirements for one of five endorsements: science, technology,…
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