High Quality Educational Standards Are Key to Prepare Students for Future Jobs

70% of All New Jobs in New York Will Need a College Degree by 2020
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John Ravitz, Chief Operating Officer for the New York State Business Council and Business Leader Advocate for High Education Quality in New York

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(Wednesday, September 28, 2016)I’M LONGTIME BUSINESS LEADER JOHN RAVITZ FROM NEW YORK, WHERE WE STRIVE FOR THE BEST. THAT MEANS WE NEED STUDENTS WHO ARE PREPARING FOR TOMORROW - TODAY.  HIGH QUALITY EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS ARE THE KEY SO ALL STUDENTS ARE PREPARED FOR CAREERS IN OUR STATE, WHERE SEVENTY PERCENT OF ALL NEW JOBS WILL NEED A COLLEGE DEGREE BY TWENTY-TWENTY. NEW YORK'S EMPLOYERS ARE READY TO HIRE THE BEST. WE CAN'T FAIL OUR FUTURE LEADERS BY GOING BACKWARD TO LOWER STANDARDS. GO TO HIGH-ACHIEVEMENT-N-Y-DOT-ORG AND MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD.

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