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Community colleges join together to address lack of skilled workers

September 18, 2018 12:55 PM

Five Capital Region Community Colleges came together on Tuesday to address one issue -- lack of skilled workers.

Columbia-Greene, Fulton-Montgomery, HVCC, SUNY Adirondack and SUNY Schenectady are forming a partnership to work on training people across the board so they have more skills to find a job.

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The schools say recent data from the state finds there just aren't enough skilled workers to fill emerging jobs.

The new partnership is called the Capital Community College Career Coalition.

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