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Working It Out
The Virtue of Apprenticeship

An “academics only” approach to skill development has failed; it’s time to consider apprenticeship programs as well.

Appeared in: Volume 14, Number 3 | Published on: October 17, 2018
Robert I. Lerman is an Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute. Contact him at [email protected] This article is based on a policy proposal written for the Aspen Economic Strategy Group titled “Scaling Apprenticeship to Increase Human Capital,” which will be released in early 2019. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group or its members. The author thanks the Aspen Institute and the Smith Richardson Foundation for providing support for his work on apprenticeship.
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