Published by AGC of America, 2015
The Associated General Contractors of America identified an array of measures that federal, state and local officials should adopt to expand secondary career and technical education (CTE) and postsecondary training opportunities so more people can enter into a growing number of high paying construction jobs.
- Reform and reinvigorate the Perkins Act
- Offer community college CTE programs to high school students for free
- Encourage private funding for craft training programs
- Make it easier for veterans to get training and jobs
- Encourage partnerships between registered apprenticeship programs and community colleges
- Expand federal apprenticeship resources and collect more comprehensive data on all apprenticeship programs
- Enact immigration reform
- Make it easier to establish public schools focused on CTE
- Implement workforce innovation and opportunity act
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Categories: Skilled Workforce Shortage