Virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning and other emerging technologies will so greatly transform business that an estimated 85 percent of the jobs needed by 2030 have not been created, according to a recent report. That uncertainty affects current students who will join the workforce in the next decade.
The move is a homecoming for Tryggestad (left), who was a principal in the Pine City district from 1997-2003. He met recently with the community, including Pine Technical and Community College President Joe Mulford (right).
Children who immigrate to the U.S. study more math and science in high school and college, which leads to a greater presence in STEM careers, according to new research. While about 20 percent of U.S.-born college students major in STEM subjects, 36 percent of those who arrive in the U.S. after age 10, and who come from countries whose native languages are unlike English, focus on STEM subjects.