The Bulletin

Push is on to make Jacksonville's workforce better educated

The Jacksonville business community and educators will spend about half a million dollars over the next 2 1/2 years to boost the number of certificate and college degree holders in the area.

Only about 36 percent of Northeast Florida's working age population have a two- or four-year degree, ranking the area 72nd among large cities.

The goal: Having 60 percent of adults with training certificates or college degrees by 2025. ...Read More