- Will manufacturing jobs lead the recovery?
Today's manufacturing is more advanced and high-tech than old-fashioned production lines. But is America ready to support more training and innovation to align its available workforce with the manufacturing needs of our future?9:06 a.m.
Elliott Morss: Economic consultant.
Jessica DuLong: Author of "My River Chronicles."
Olivier de Weck: Associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics and engineering systems at MIT.
Roman Kapuscinski: Associate professor of operations and management science at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.
- The stay-at-home dilemma
While staying at home to raise children has benefits that you can't put a price on, it also has consequences. Midmorning looks at why many parents are penalized for that decision, and why work-family balance has become an urgent but elusive goal for millions of Americans.10:06 a.m.
Katy Read: Freelance writer based in Minneapolis. Her recent column on the consequences of staying at home with kids appeared in Salon.com and the Star Tribune.
Joan C. Williams: Professor of law and director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California's Hastings College of Law. She is the author of "Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter."
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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