More Women as Breadwinners: Low NY Literacy Rates a Factor

July 7, 2009

NEW YORK – In New York and across the country, far more men have
lost jobs during the current recession than have women, and that's reversing the
roles of family breadwinner in some homes. Dr. Ira Wolfe, a work force trends
expert and author of "The Perfect Labor Storm," says employers need workers with
more than just a high school education. He says that even though New York has a
low school dropout rate, the state produces a significant percent of students
who don't have basic skills.

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