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Investing in Human Capital through Apprenticeship

Angela Hanks argues why apprenticeship has the potential to make the nation’s workforce more competitive and more skilled.

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  • Angela Hanks

When President Obama unveiled the America’s College Promise proposal last year, he compared his free community college plan to the movement a century ago to make high school education universal in the United States.

His announcement only further solidified what many economists, policy experts, and employers already knew: that a high school education on its own no longer guarantees entry into the middle class.

The above excerpt was originally published in Morning Consult. Click here to view the full article.

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Angela Hanks

Director, Workforce Development Policy