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From YouTube: Virtual Learning Series on Amazon: Schools, Higher Education and Workforce


FEATURING: Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy, George Mason University’s Dr. Deb Crawford, Marymount University’s Dr. Jeanne Matthews, and Arlington Economic Development’s Victor Hoskins.

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*Pre-recorded event. Questions no longer being accepted.*

1:50 Overview of Amazon announcement
3:50 Arlington Public Schools crowding
5:47 Enrollment forecasts for APS
7:07 Higher ed impacts – George Mason U
8:22 Higher ed impacts – Marymount U
9:51 STEM education trends
11:32 New state investment in higher ed
13:03 New state investment in K-12
14:12 STEM education programs at APS
17:15 Integrating K-12 and higher ed STEM
19:35 Arlington Career Center programs
22:05 Encouraging diversity in the tech workforce
26:12 Campus/community relations
30:57 Meeting growing facility needs
32:48 “Indirect” job growth
36:05 Sufficient supply of trained workers
38:20 Potentially greater income disparity
39:23 Supporting small businesses
41:10 Final thoughts and takeaways