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19 Junio 2017, 06:49 | Dolorita Barahona
Flanked by workers now in apprenticeship programs and governors supporting the administration's efforts, Mr. Trump signed the order, ignoring reporters' shouted questions about whether he was under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Trump will issue a directive Wednesday meant to boost apprenticeships by expanding industry-certified programs, according to people familiar with the matter.
One official specially said the White House has worked with Rep. Bobby Scott, a Virginia Democrat, to put the proposal together.
"We will be removing federal restricting that have prevented many industries from creating apprenticeship programs", he said. "Apprenticeships place students into great jobs without the crippling debt of four-year college degrees".
The Trump administration feels industry and other entities outside of the government can create and run the programs needed to fill open positions and do it more quickly, cheaply and well, an assertion with which the NRA agrees.
Acosta said Monday that the policy would revolve around encouraging more partnerships between business and schools rather than increasing the $90 million the federal government now devotes to apprenticeships.
The White House said Trump's push is aimed at training workers with specific skills for particular jobs that employers say they can't fill at a time of low unemployment. Add to that, news from NPR that only about a half-million of the nation's 146 million jobs were filled by apprentices previous year, and the challenges of the funding issues crystallize. "They earn a credential at the end of the process and have all the skills they need to be a manager in the restaurant industry".
"You have to create a lot of programs, double or quadruple, before apprenticeships become a lever that's really scalable in helping us to close the skills gap", says David Blake, CEO of Degreed, an education technology firm.
Trump will sign the measure during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. He knows the existing federal rules well, having served as deputy assistant secretary to the Department of Labor during the Obama administration.
The apprenticeship program has broad bipartisan support.
The president said the on-the-job training and earn-as-you-learn programs would prepare students for many rewarding careers, including high-tech jobs operating state-of-the-art machinery. "This is the highest number of job vacancies ever". Given that these programs will be also be known as Registered Apprenticeships, it will be hard for employers to know whether a former apprentice has received training that meets the applicable federal standards, or whether the apprentice participated in a lower-quality program that did not meet the same standards.
Expanding the use of federal student aid beyond that legal definition "would be a major shift in how the program operates, and would need Congressional action", McCarthy wrote in an email. Rather, it's about choice: offering multiple pathways to education and good jobs. As part of "workforce development week", President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump are touting the administration's commitment to increasing the number of Americans doing apprenticeships. "And all too often the jobs they land after graduating don't pay enough to make the degree worthwhile".
The Trumps will appear later Tuesday with Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on a visit to Waukesha County Technical School.
Get High School & Beyond posts delivered to your inbox as soon as they're published. "Importantly, apprenticeships are paid (unlike the typical internship), making them attractive to older workers who can't go without an income and younger workers hoping to avoid borrowing for further education".
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