Some high school students in Colorado may get prime jobs even before they get their diplomas. That’s because CareerWise, the nation’s first statewide youth apprenticeship program, links students to industries and addresses manufacturers’ demand for skills, while offering employment, academic…
By PBS NewsHour
As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
Acosta and DeVos are expected to speak around 4:30 p.m. ET. Watch live in the player above.
By Erica R. Hendry
As part of the president's weeklong push on workplace development, the action would shift the certification process from the Labor Department to the companies relying on these programs.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
By Ken Thomas and Josh Boak, Associated Press
The push is aimed at training workers with specific skills for particular jobs that employers say they can't fill at a time of historically low unemployment.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is trying to change the subject back to his promise to make American job creation a top priority.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says it'll distribute $90 million this year to help states expand apprenticeship programs, particularly to minorities and new industries.
By Simone Pathe
Earnings inequality in America has increased since 1979 — that much we know. But why and what to do about it is murky — in part because we’re often talking past each other when we talk about inequality. There are…
Why should young people today want a liberal arts education? A strong multidisciplinary background teaches the flexibility and critical thinking needed to take advantage of the new "artisan economy" that Harvard's Larry Katz thinks can help bolster America's middle class.
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