4. May 2011 10:41
Star of "Dirty Jobs" gives his testimony on the American Workforce and how it has changed since he was a boy. When I hear politicians talk about preparing today's students for the future, I cringe at the thought of what "the future" actually means. Is it the future where all students go to a four year college, unemployment is at double digits, and skilled jobs remain unfilled?
How do we address the problem of a skills gap? Mike hits on the point of vanishing Career and Technical education in schools. I would agree, and state that if we don't engage students by the middle school level it may be too late.