IBD: Will The Rebirth Of Vocational Education Bring Back ‘Good Jobs’?

IBD: Will The Rebirth Of Vocational Education Bring Back ‘Good Jobs’?

Even as politicians argue over how to create or keep “good jobs” in the U.S., a recent National Federation of Independent Businesses survey reported that the percentage of small businesses saying that they get no or few qualified applicants for available jobs has hit a 17-year high.

Much of the problem is that career training in the U.S. hasn’t evolved to keep up with the economy’s transformation. Schools have cut vocational funding, while parents, guidance counselors, and even politicians keep pushing students into college programs.

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