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Thousands of Idaho jobs that require science & math are going unfilled

January 19, 2018View for printing

Thousands of high-wage jobs in Idaho are going unfilled each year, and education officials say the problem will only get worse if something isn't done to expand STEM and career-technical opportunities.

In a presentation to the joint budget committee Wednesday, STEM Action Center Director Angela Hemingway said 7,000 science, technology, engineering and math jobs went unfilled in Idaho in 2017, double the number from the year before.

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