Apprenticeships on the rise

From Education Next: “Before the pandemic, the number of people starting apprenticeships had more than doubled over the previous 10 years. That progress stalled during Covid’s height, but data for 2021, the most recent available, show that apprenticeship starts had rebounded to near the 2019 peak … Even more important, apprenticeship programs have sprouted across the country in fields such as manufacturing, insurance, and banking as well as in technical fields such as cybersecurity, software engineering, and digital marketing. … If the right balance can be found … apprenticeships could be a good fit for 25 percent to 30 percent of young people in the United States.”

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