Earlier this week the most emailed story from the New York Times asked “Why do Americans stink at math?”
It’s a worthwhile article, if long. But, in general terms, it’s true: America’s math skills need work.
Jan 18, 2002 — Literacy is the ability to read and write at a certain level of proficiency. But, increasingly it has become common to attach the word to the subjects of math, science and even computers. As our series on literacy in the North Country concludes today, we look at how employers are coping with the increasing demands for a more technologically skilled workforce and how the gap in skills affects the northern New York economy. Jody Tosti has our story.
Clinton County Literacy Volunteers (518) 564-5332 One-Stop Career Center, St. Lawrence County (315) 386-3276 Go to full article