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LABOR ECONOMIST DR. PAUL HARRINGTON DICUSSES COMMUNITY HEALTH & FUTURE GREATER PHILADELPHIA REGIONAL HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE TRENDS WITH IP MEMBERS AT 5/11 MEETING

GREATER PHILADELPHIA HEALTHCARE PARTNERSHIP — 05/11/2016

The Greater Philadelphia region’s healthcare workforce has experienced dramatic changes since the US enacted comprehensive healthcare reform in 2010 — and according to respected labor economist Dr. Paul Harrington, Director of the Drexel University Center for Labor Markets & Policy, further changes lie ahead for Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’s most important employment sector. Read More

Editorial: College success remains elusive

The Notebook — 04/15/2016

Last year, the Notebook took its annual look at what’s being done to help students stay in school and earn a diploma, we lauded the fact that the on-time high school graduation rate in Philadelphia had risen to 65 percent from 52 percent nine years before. Read More

The Notebook's annual dropout issue explores what leads to academic success

The Notebook — 04/08/2016

After years of steady increases, the School District’s graduation rate has hit a plateau. Though officials have no explanation for why there has been a leveling off, new leadership in the District and Mayor Kenney’s administration continue to create strategies to help more students earn a diploma. Read More

A matter of degrees

The Notebook — 04/05/2016

Nearly six in 10 graduates from District high schools eventually enroll in college. Read More

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Public Speaking & Presenting

Economic and Labor Market Developments and Outlook

“Community Health Workers”, District 1199C, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 11, 2016.

Workforce Development

“Start Your Engines! How to win the war for 22nd Century talent”, Philly SHRM Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. March 23, 2016.

Higher Education

Career and Technical Education Teachers, Edison High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 19, 2015

Disability, Higher Education, and the Labor Market

“Understanding Employer Risk in Recruiting, Screening and Hiring,” DisAbility Jobs Summit, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, October 8, 2013.

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