Rep. Chris Hall of Sioux City talks about building Iowa's skilled workforce through job training at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City. He supports a plan to expand worker training at Iowa's 15 community colleges.
According to the 2009 College Readiness Report from ACT, Iowa students earned the 2nd highest scores on the ACT college preparation test in the nation witha composite score of 22.4. African-American students posted the biggest gains with a 0.5 composite score increase over a year ago. About 59% of Iowa’s 2009 graduating class took the test and more students reported taking [...]