Even before the pandemic sent shock waves through the U.S economy, innovation had always been a key to success in business. As part of our "Work Shift" series, economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at one businessman whose determination to locate…
By Paul Solman
Not everyone takes a traditional route to a college degree that will prepare them for the workforce. John Yang talks with Nicole Smith of Georgetown University and Beth Cobert of the Markle Foundation about alternatives to help young adults and…
To learn more about apprenticeships and share your thoughts and questions, join in @NewsHour's Twitter chat on Thursday, August 31, at 1 p.m. EDT.
By Vic Pasquantonio
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
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
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 Erica R. Hendry
Acosta and DeVos are expected to speak around 4:30 p.m. ET. Watch live in the player above.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
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 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, 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.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.