Idaho’s ranks 44th for retaining adults born in the state, according to the Pew Research Center.
48th in education. 50th in average weekly wage. 44th in retaining Idahoans. Seeing a pattern here?
This is a self-perpetuating cycle. Can we keep the most sought-after jobs in Idaho? This could be one retention strategy for our best and brightest, coupled with an educated workforce as the foundation of a strong local economy.
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