From college chemistry to Capitol Hill: One student’s journey to the finals of a nationwide competition
AGU’s On the Job blog
Going to the finals of the Community College Innovation Challenge changed my life forever.

Commentary: Expanding the American apprenticeship model
U.S. Labor Department blog
If we want to talk about creating jobs and a next-generation economy, then we need to commit seriously to bringing the next generation into the picture, writes Greg Case, president of Aon.

Commentary: Building on a proud history of apprenticeship
U.S. Labor Department blog
The joint administration of apprenticeship and training enables contractors and craft organizations to develop and modify training in real time, in order to better fit the needs of the industry, according to Sean McGarvey, president of North America’s Building Trades Unions.

Commentary: Celebrating 80 years of promoting apprenticeship
U.S. Labor Department blog
We at the Department of Labor (DOL) are committed to increasing the number of quality apprenticeships, including expansion into high-growth, emerging sectors where apprenticeships have historically been rare, says John Ladd, DOL’s administrator of apprenticeship and training.

South Carolina school district just gave $2.5M to help fix workforce shortage
Island Packet
Turning up the heat on a longtime plan to build a culinary institute in Beaufort County, the Technical College of the Lowcountry got a 20-year, $2.5 million agreement from the Beaufort County Board of Education at a board meeting last week.

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