How Trump Can Make Apprenticeships a Hit

A well-designed apprenticeship system — one that combines classroom instruction with paid, on-the-job training in a specific trade — has the potential to help U.S. companies grow, reduce their need for foreign talent, liberate young people from the burdens of college debt, and provide low-income Americans with a pathway to the middle class. However, there are cultural, political and practical obstacles to creating such a system.