2022 State of Education: COVID-19 Threatens Already Leaky Talent Pipeline, Jeopardizes Educational Attainment Goals and Regional Economy

The Detroit region’s talent pipeline is down at every level with increasing leaks amid COVID-19 and the tight labor market, which poses a threat to achieving educational attainment goals, the region’s economy, and employers who need talent to stay competitive. That was the key takeaway as Detroit Regional Chamber President and Chief Executive Officer Sandy K. Baruah presented the third annual State of the Education report to business, community, and education leaders.