MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a "Help Wanted" jobs special, Need to Know examines how millions of jobs are unfilled, even during a period of high unemployment, because workers don't have the necessary skills. The program focuses on Alabama's efforts to train a new generation of shipyard workers to fight unemployment and attract business to the state. The "American Voices" essay focuses on efforts to end hiring discrimination against the long-term unemployed.
NYC-ARTS Full Episode: October 31, 2013Massachusetts mandate updateDying to get backHelp Wanted: Retraining AmericaDebating the Second AmendmentFinancial literacyMain Street: Findlay, OhioBehavioral economics at workEconomic inequality and mobilityMedical DevicesMain Street: Salinas, CaliforniaAfter Newtown: Gone BoyBanned in ArizonaCan Medicare Be Fixed?Manufacturing JobsDo No Harm and Danish Medical CourtsEnding Paralysis: New Jersey and GermanyA Tale of Four Tax ReturnsThe Long-term Care ChallengeFrequent Fliers and Healthcare ReformFamily Rewards
Vermont transplant and Guster frontman Ryan Miller seeks out far-fetched friends across the state! Available exclusively online.
Check out winning Vermont entries to the 2014 PBS Kids Writers Contest!