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Vocational education has a reputation for tracking low-income African-Americans and Latinos into low-wage jobs. [A study conducted by Burning Glass Technologies and Harvard Business School] however, implies that apprenticeships could play a role in increasing that same population’s chances of breaking out of poverty. Expanding apprenticeships to occupations that were previously reserved for college graduates would put individuals without degrees in entry-level positions that lead to more advanced careers by giving them in-demand work experience. Read more >>

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