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Are Hamilton County schools ready for career/tech boom?

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By David Carroll

dcarroll@wrcbtv.com

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)- As new high-tech industries expand their presence in the Tennessee Valley, are Hamilton County schools preparing young people for challenging new jobs?

Beginning Monday, Channel 3 Eyewitness News and the Chattanooga Times Free Press will begin a two-day look at the needs of local industries, and whether our public schools are up to the task of educating the emerging workforce.

You will hear from current and past vocational/technical students, educational leaders, employers and elected officials about the county's current career offerings, and the changes many feel must take place in the future.

Working Together for You: Watch for complete coverage beginning in Monday's Times Free Press and on Channel 3 Eyewitness News at 6:00 p.m.

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