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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jennifer Johnston, who works with students at Highland College in Washington State, about getting people trained to go into the healthcare field. (Flickr/Amy)
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jennifer Johnston, who works with students at Highland College in Washington State, about getting people trained to go into the healthcare field. (Flickr/Amy)
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Federal and state dollars have been going towards job retraining programs across the country, meant to help close the skills gap between unemployed workers and businesses looking to hire. But even though their tuition is covered, trainees face many challenges.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jennifer Johnston, who works with students at Highline College in Des Moines, WA, about getting people trained to go into the healthcare field.

Guest

  • Jennifer Johnston, who manages workforce projects in the Healthcare Professions department at Highline College in Des Moines, WA.

This segment aired on May 6, 2016.

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