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Fed's train more technology workers? [CNN]



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>    By MICHELLE LOCKE
>    Associated Press Writer
>    
>    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- America needs more computer workers -- a lot
>    more.
>    
>    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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