Apprenticeships are having a moment.
Supporters on both the right and the left say the "earn while you learn" approach can help create a more skilled workforce, provide a path to solid, middle-class careers, and serve as a needed corrective to the "college for all" push that has left some students with piles of debt and no obvious career.
In this APM Reports documentary, we ask: How can apprenticeships expand to include careers beyond the traditional trades and reach new populations searching for a foothold in the middle class?
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