Addressing the ‘MiddleSkills Gap’ in America

In this insightful piece, writer David Cantor of The 74 notes: “success stories that involve parlaying a vocational certificate into middle-class security need more attention.”  The team at America Succeeds could not agree more, and it’s a topic we tackled in our Age of Agility report. It’s time to modernize education and workforce pathways to better meet the needs, and seize the opportunities, for students, workers, educators, and employers. #AgeOfAgility

Read full article here: The ‘Middle Skills’ Gap: Half ofAmerica’s Jobs Require More Than High School Diplomas but Less Than 4-YearDegrees. So Why Are They Under So Many Students’ Radars?

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