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The Wichita Community Foundation has created a $1 million fund to help the city deal with workforce issues.

The Talent Ecosystem Fund is meant to attack challenges identified by the Focus Forward project, according to a news release. Among those challenges is attracting a talented workforce to Wichita.

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Wichita Public Schools on Monday proposed a new high school aviation curriculum, with the goal of getting students ready to work in the aviation industry immediately after graduation.

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WSU Tech in Wichita is expanding an aviation training program in order to meet workforce demand from Spirit AeroSystems and other companies.

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WSU Tech saw its enrollment jump 17 percent in the last year.

This is the fourth semester that WSU Tech (formerly known as Wichita Area Technical College) saw a strong increase in enrollment. That's based on an internal census done by the technical college looking at spring semester enrollment.

“I was pleasantly surprised," said Andy McFayden, WSU Tech's executive director of marketing and community outreach.