What is the role of public policy in addressing the needs of workforce demand and ensuring a sufficient number of workers are trained to fill categories for high-need jobs?
Today, there is a huge lack of highly-skilled workers to fill the current work force and secure the future of the work force. This is because technology quickly renders people's skills outdated, there are many unemployed/displaced workers, and the education system sometimes fails to provide needed skills to young people and prepare them for the workforce. Because of this, public policy is needed to help with the demand for a skilled work force.
The role of public policy on a Federal level includes passing laws (such as the 'No Child Left Behind' law) ...
This solution discusses how important the role of public policy is to insure that enough workers are trained in highly skilled and high-need jobs.