Utah lawmakers debate how to turn education into jobs

Lawmakers say more Utahns need to get post-secondary education to keep the state economy humming into the next decade, but the degree or certificate is just half the battle — residents also need to get good jobs. Since demand for employees skilled in science, technology, engineering and math is expected to grow several times faster than in other occupations, Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, said students should be encouraged to prepare for those jobs. “The American workforce is in crisis larg...

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