#FactFriday: 125 years ago, Labor Day became a national holiday.

Since Labor Day became a national holiday 125 years ago, the United States has seen at least three major transitions of the American worker. From working in the fields and factories to developing the software that now drives the tractor or assembles the machinery, we have technology to thank for this evolution. The expansion of automation and potential of artificial intelligence will continue to impact the job market. What does the future of work look like for students in today’s K-12 education? What skills will they need? It’s time to equip our students for success and to create pathways to careers that are built for the future.

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