Inside a growing federal effort to prepare students for cybersecurity careers

In the winter of 2019, a group of college faculty members, education consultants and government employees from the Department of Education and the National Security Agency were discussing how to address a talent gap in cybersecurity — there were more 300,000 job openings in the growing sector and no one qualified to fill them. Their idea: train career and technical educators to teach students about the field and build a pathway from K-12 to a career.

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