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Cassy Clendenen, Marlow Partin and Ellie Bradford, from left, work together on an assignment Tuesday during chemistry lab at Dalton State College. Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press Cassy Clendenen, Marlow Partin and Ellie Bradford, from left, work together on an assignment Tuesday during chemistry lab at Dalton State College. Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press
CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -

Even with an improved economy, getting a job is only going to get tougher.

A new national study predicts that jobs in Tennessee and across the nation increasingly will demand more advanced education and training.

Job growth is projected in many high-skilled areas, while jobs in agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and manufacturing are expected to decline.

In Tennessee, careers in management, education services, health care and social assistance are all poised to see the most growth through 2020, according to the report released today by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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