IBM CEO pushes new educational model prior to Trump meeting

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Dec 14, 2016
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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 earlier this year. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

IBM CEO pushes new educational model prior to Trump meeting

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Dec 14, 2016
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 earlier this year. Ethan Miller/Getty Images
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President-elect Donald Trump meets today with tech leaders. Ginni Rometty, the president and CEO of IBM, is expected to be there. One likely topic for discussion? Tech jobs. Rometty has already put forward a job creation plan of sorts, coining the term “new-collar jobs” for work that doesn’t necessarily require a four-year degree. Rometty said IBM has designed a new educational model involving six-year high schools, where graduates receive both high school and two-year community college degrees. 

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