The number of prime-age men in the labor force is declining with each generation.
Those who pursue the vocational path aren't dumb; they often possess the very traits employers are looking for.
Let’s face it: not many young Americans – nor their parents – have $100,000 to throw at four years of college.
A high school apprenticeship program in North Carolina shows we might be going at higher education the wrong way.
The apprentice revolution is not just a better way to learn and work. It’s a better way to think and live.
Counselors, teachers, and parents are discouraging young people from apprenticeship programs that offer valuable work experience.
Perhaps it’s time we realize that those who opt for the less popular apprenticeship track may be the ones with the brains to foster true success.
They miss some valuable life lessons if they don't.
Ben Franklin read this work and approved of the idea.
In the U.S., career and technical education is looked upon as the career path for “dumb students.” Not so in other countries.
Instead of spurring them on toward frugal and wise living, have we taught students to look only for the glitter and the gold?
A shocking letter to Mike Rowe suggests they are.
The University of Minnesota Law School is piloting a program that will enable students to spend a majority of their third year working in a law office receiving real-world experience instead of sitting in a classroom.
The perks of the program are nothing to sneeze at.
There might be more benefits to taking a year off between high school and college than we realize.
Students who took a number of vocational courses in high school were more likely to graduate from high school.
In our quest to get more impoverished kids into college, have we actually doomed them to a life of greater poverty?
Easy As do a lot to raise a student’s self-esteem, but they don’t help in the area for which college was originally intended.
It's key for one's learning...
How can we reverse the trend and raise vibrant, imaginative, and knowledgeable children?
Myth 1: Apprenticeship students are dumb failures.
Are white collar industries growing tired of the poorly educated students which come out of college?
There’s a clear message given to almost every high school student these days: go to college or you’ll be a failure.
Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?
Sound principles for any age.
Is it time to recognize that a college degree does not necessarily guarantee a good employee?
Would today’s students be better off if we provided and encouraged more hands-on and practical training program options in the United States?
Something that students and employers alike need to consider.