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  •  Why should our kids... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...choose tech careers if Corporations can just bring cheaper techies in from overseas?


    What message are we sending our kids?

    •  I'll send my American kids into tech and... (1+ / 0-)
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      compete with the world. You send your kids into waiting tables and they'll be safe from competition.

      •  Compete with the world? Lucky to get a job. (1+ / 0-)
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        "In computer and information science and in engineering, U.S. colleges graduate 50 percent more students than are hired into those fields each year; of the computer science graduates not entering the IT workforce, 32 percent say it is because IT jobs are unavailable, and 53 percent say they found better job opportunities outside of IT occupations. These responses suggest that the supply of graduates is substantially larger than the demand for them in industry." See:

        A waist is a terrible thing to mind.

        by edg on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 12:11:55 PM PDT

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