The Sunshine Economy: Are South Florida Schools Preparing Kids for Future Jobs?

Aug 21, 2013

During the past several weeks, South Florida business executives from manufacturing, hospitality and other industries have told The Sunshine Economy how challenging it is for them to find qualified employees locally.

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As a new school year gets underway, we put that challenge to the superintendents of two of the largest public school districts in the United States; Alberto Carvahlo of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Robert Runcie with Broward County Public Schools.

Both point to the introduction and continued expansion of Common Core standards as evidence of better connected classrooms to meet the needs of tomorrow's workforce.