Journal Article

Building a workforce from preschool up: a western Massachusetts commitment

Abstract: With the western Massachusetts economy struggling in 2005, area leaders formed the Berkshire Compact to develop solutions. As the cornerstone of a comprehensive plan, members are pursuing efforts to interest children at younger ages in higher education.

Keywords: Education - Massachusetts; Labor market - Massachusetts; Economic conditions - Massachusetts;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Communities and Banking

Publication Date: 2008

Issue: Win

Pages: 10-12