Apprenticeships and community colleges: do they have a future together?

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Author: Alva, Jorge Klor de; Schneider, Mark


Most of today's college students view having success in the workplace, earning a decent salary, and having a fulfilling career as key reasons for pursuing higher education. This sentiment is echoed by governors, state legislators, and higher education leaders who are looking at the labor market success of graduates to evaluate how well postsecondary institutions are preparing students to join the workforce and contribute to the economy. However, there is a growing belief that colleges are not adequately preparing students for the jobs and careers needed in the 21st century and that a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Community college; Education and training reform; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: American Enterprise Institute, 2018

Physical description: 27 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 134.669

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