With our shortage of skilled workers, career and technical education is ready to be taken seriously

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PBS NewsHour

Apr 16, 12:00 AM

With our shortage of skilled workers, career and technical education is ready to be taken seriously

As traditional blue-collar industries decline across the country, the casualties of automation and offshoring, they are increasingly being replaced by skilled service jobs such as those in health care, information technology and finance, according to research by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

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