A shortage of skilled workers continues to strain Austin’s economy but industry leaders see a path that could benefit both businesses and students and allow Central Texas to continue its rapid growth.

Workforce Solutions Capital Area, a nonprofit workforce development organization, found in January that 54% of jobs in Texas require more than a high school degree but less than a college degree. Only 45% of Texans meet that criteria, the organization found.

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