Points of View

  • American Community Survey Data Shows Progress in West Michigan
  • How West Michigan can help Governor Whitmer address literacy crisis
  • How do we connect students to ‘middle skills’ opportunities?
  • Reflecting on 2018

    Reflecting on 2018

    As 2018 comes to a close, we reflect on the work and achievements of our Working Groups through the year.

  • Inclusive school culture leads to student success

    Inclusive school culture leads to student success

    Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego was named a 2017 School of Opportunity. Their inclusive culture helps students succeed and explore careers.

  • Educational Attainment in West Michigan

    Educational Attainment in West Michigan

    Although Talent 2025 is working to boost post-secondary attainment across the region, we’re still shy of our goal for this leading indicator. In today’s post we will take a closer look at the education levels of our region’s adult population.

  • Long time-to-fill may cost employers top candidates
  • Freelancers model the future of education and work

    Freelancers model the future of education and work

    Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel explains why recent survey results from freelancers show that skills training will become more important than four-year degrees.