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Mass. schools require quick, dramatic change, report says

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More than two thirds of the state’s employers report difficulty hiring employees with the appropriate skills, underscoring the need for major changes in how Massachusetts educates its children, according to a report and survey set for release Monday by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education.

Bolstering the state’s public school systems is viewed as a critical step in producing more workers with the skills to succeed in a more technologically driven economy, according to “The New Opportunity to Lead: A Vision for Education in Massachusetts in the Next 20 Years.”

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