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Chicago's plan to bridge the skills gap

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

Education plays a huge role in the recovery of our economy, says Cheryl Hyman, City Colleges of Chicago chancellor, discussing Chicago's special education initiative, "The College to Careers Program," aimed at narrowing the skills gap. We found that 80% of the jobs in our region are focused on industries such as health care, IT, transportation, hospitality, culinary and manufacturing, says Hyman.