There won’t be enough skilled labor in Northern Minnesota in 10 or 20 years.
During last month’s school board meeting for Independent School District 316, Roy Smith, of the Applied Learning Institute, briefed the board on job opportunities that may be lost if we don’t have the skilled labor force we need.
On Wednesday night, the board made a move towards more STEM, or Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics courses at Greenway Schools. Superintendent Mark Adams (Adams STEM actuality)
The board, on a five to one vote, approved the discontinuance of the Family and Consumer Sciences class. Director LaNea Johnson cast the dissenting vote. Superintendent Mark Adams told the board that this is a shift the kids are asking for.