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Fed's train more technology workers? [CNN]
> By MICHELLE LOCKE
> Associated Press Writer
> BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- America needs more computer workers -- a lot
> That was the message from three Cabinet officials who unveiled
> strategies Monday for finding more technology-literate workers as the
> U.S. economy enters the information age.
> Their proposals ranged from spending more on education and training
> grants to putting out a new message: It's hip to be high-tech.
> "American minds really created the information age economy and
> American minds can continue to lead it if we nurture the immense
> talent pool here at home," said Education Secretary Richard Riley.
> Or as Deputy Labor Secretary Kathryn O'Leary Higgins said with a
> smile, "We're from the federal government and we're here to help."
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