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'Middle-skill' STEM jobs could lift low-skilled workers in Baltimore to middle class, report says

'Middle-skill' STEM jobs could lift low-skilled workers in Baltimore to middle class, report says

Low-skilled workers in Baltimore are missing growing opportunities for careers in science, technology, engineering and math because of limited access to and training for STEM jobs requiring an associate degree level of education or less.

That's the premise of a report to be released Wednesday by the Greater Baltimore Committee and Associated Black Charities that recommends ways to boost the pipeline of workers in such "middle skill" occupations.

More than 50 businesses, nonprofits and philanthropic leaders were interviewed for the report, including leaders at Bank of America, BGE, Lockheed Martin, LifeBridge Health, Maryland Live and the University of Maryland...

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