High educational attainment attracts dollars and jobs
The quality of a state's workforce is a critical consideration when businesses explore where to expand, invest resources, or site a new endeavor. Simply put: highly-educated workforces attract dollars and jobs. Therefore, efforts to improve Rhode Island's economy must involve increasing RI’s education levels overall.
This story informs those efforts, by mapping the continuum of educational skill levels to provide a clearer picture of the challenges facing RI's current and emerging workforce.