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The U.S. economy is increasingly being driven by talent, and companies are now following skilled workers as opposed to the other way around. Greater Des Moines and Central Iowa have a long history of educational success driven by community leaders who understand the value of quality academic institutions. Continuing the development of a trained workforce is not only about formalizing an effective "cradle to career" pipeline and retaining and attracting top talent, but also ensuring that children and adults are not restricted by social factors such as poverty, hunger, fear of crime, lack of childcare, chronic disease, and other issues that can affect whether a student reaches his or her full potential.


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