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Facts:In 2010, only 38% of Connecticut residents living with some type of disability were employed, and even fewer were employed full-time.
Facts:Over 500,000 Connecticut residents – with and without high school diplomas—lack the basic skills needed to secure productive employment and/or pursue higher education.
Facts:Connecticut ranked in the 24th percentile for workforce education on the 2010 New Economy Scores
Facts:The need for middle skill training increases. 2,499 jobs were created in Connecticut in the first quarter of 2012 . Only 616 of those jobs were positions for candidates with a high school diploma or less, the other 1,883 required middle skill training.
Facts: Forty percent of Connecticut adults lack adequate literacy skills to function effectively in the workplace.
The Campaign for a Working Connecticut is a coalition that promotes the state's economic competitiveness through the development of sustainable, effective workforce solutions to increase workers' skills and advance families to self-sufficiency.
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