Expanding beyond college, ‘promise’ scholarships roll out youth apprenticeships
These city-level pioneers in expanding college access are now taking a broader view of what it takes to improve economic mobility.
November 2, 2022
Youth apprentices doubled in the past decade—but rewards were uneven
Women and girls still dramatically lag in participation, and both women and Black youth get less of a wage boost.
September 13, 2022
Employers sign on to create almost 500 new apprenticeship programs
Through a new federal initiative, companies have agreed to build new programs across a wide range of industries and to hire 10K new apprentices in the next year.
September 8, 2022
As apprenticeships take off, unions are in the driver’s seat
The country’s unions are at the forefront of efforts to build up the workforce to meet demand in construction, manufacturing, and other high-need industries.
August 17, 2022
Apprenticeships grow up in North Carolina
The state revived a stagnant program and doubled its apprenticeship pool in just four years. But its experience shows there’s no silver bullet for growth—just slow, on-the-ground work.
July 1, 2021