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Addressing the Gap Faced by Minneapolis Minorities

Posted by admin on December 22, 2011 in Community Development, Education

In today’s economy, healthcare careers are often recognized as some of the most stable, well-paying and rewarding jobs available. There are a growing number of job openings and the unemployment rate for the healthcare industry is consistently below the national average. Acquiring a position in healthcare often means beginning with a strong educational base, starting as far back as middle and high school. A recent study by The Minneapolis Foundation shows that this base is often missing for minority students, putting them at a serious disadvantage. The research found that Minneapolis re

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